St Petersburg, FL – Update: Two Die in Rollover Accident on I-275

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St Petersburg, FL – Update: Two Die in Rollover Accident on I-275

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St Petersburg, FL (October 9, 2021) – Two people were killed and three others injured after a single-vehicle crash in St. Petersburg on Friday, October 8. 

The accident took place on Interstate 275 near Ulmerton Road. The Florida Highway Patrol reported that a 19-year-old Tampa man was driving an SUV on the highway at around 7:10 a.m. that morning. Five people were traveling in the vehicle when the driver lost control. 

Three people were ejected from the vehicle. Two male occupants were killed in the accident. One of the passengers was critically injured. No further information on the incident has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Rollover Crashes in Florida

St Petersburg, FL - Update: Two Die in Rollover Accident on I-275Rollover crashes have become more common on Florida highways and roads. In 2010, rollover collisions were involved in more than 35% of fatal passenger-vehicle accidents, but accounting for less than 2% of all documented car accidents. Unrestrained occupants accounted for nearly 69 percent of rollover fatalities, killing an estimated 7,600 people. Rollover collisions are more likely to result in serious or fatal injuries, and recklessness on the part of drivers and poor road conditions are significant culprits.

Families who have lost a loved one due to wrongful death have already gone through a lot. The financial implications of a loved one’s untimely death might be substantial. The last thing anyone wants to feel after a loved one dies in a tragic car accident is alone. If victims of wrongful death in St. Petersburg engage with an experienced personal injury attorney, they may be eligible for compensation. If a loved one was killed in the accident, you will need the representation of a St. Petersburg personal injury lawyer throughout the legal procedure.

St. Petersburg Car Accident Lawyers

Rebein Law is proud to help St. Petersburg families who have lost a loved one in a devastating car accident. Our St. Petersburg wrongful death lawyers have dealt with cases similar to this before. If you need help holding the individual responsible for a terrible vehicle accident accountable and recovering recompense for your losses, please contact us as soon as possible.

Call a St. Petersburg automobile accident lawyer at 813-305-7285 right now to schedule a consultation with attorney Paul Rebein.

Note: Secondary sources were used in the creation of this post. Our team has not independently verified the facts surrounding this accident. If any information is not correct, please contact Rebein Law so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request.

Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Florida. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.

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