Tampa, FL – Driver Killed in Crash with Trailer on I-275 at 118th St

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Tampa, FL – Driver Killed in Crash with Trailer on I-275 at 118th St

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Tampa, FL (September 29, 2021) – A man was killed following a two-vehicle accident in the Tampa area on Wednesday, September 29. 

The incident occurred near the crossing of Interstate 275 and 118th Street. Emergency responders were called to the scene at around 7:45 a.m. A semi-truck was slowing on the highway when it entered the median to make a U-turn. 

At that time, an SUV was traveling behind the tractor-trailer. The driver crashed into the empty trailer. The man driving the SUV suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The 22-year-old Fruitland Park man operating the semi was not injured. 

No further information has been provided at this time. An ongoing crash investigation is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Trucking Accidents in Florida

Tampa, FL - Driver Killed in Crash with Trailer on I-275 at 118th StPassengers in passenger automobiles may suffer life-altering or even deadly injuries in the event of a collision with a huge truck. Thousands of people are injured or killed every year in transportation accidents across the United States. Long-distance drivers are more likely to make risky and dangerous decisions when driving. Thousands of individuals are killed in transportation accidents in the United States every year. In 2019, passenger cars were responsible for almost 67% of all truck-related deaths.

If you were in a tragic and unexpected truck accident, you should speak with a Tampa car accident lawyer to determine if you are entitled to compensation for your losses.

Families who have lost a loved one due to wrongful death have already gone through a lot. The untimely death of a loved one could have serious financial ramifications. 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 Tampa engage with an experienced personal injury attorney, they may be eligible for compensation. An experienced Tampa truck accident lawyer will be required throughout the procedure if a loved one was killed in the collision.

Tampa 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyers

Rebein Law is happy to help Tampa families who have lost a loved one in a devastating car accident. These are scenarios that our Tampa wrongful death attorneys have seen before. If you need help holding the individual responsible for a tragic car accident accountable and seeking restitution for your losses, please contact us as soon as possible.

Contact a Tampa personal injury lawyer at 813-305-7285 right now to schedule a consultation with attorney Paul Rebein.

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