Tampa, FL – One Killed in Serious Auto Crash on Hickory Lake Dr near S Kings Ave

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Tampa, FL – One Killed in Serious Auto Crash on Hickory Lake Dr near S Kings Ave

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Tampa, FL (September 17, 2022) – A fatal traffic crash involving a city bus and another vehicle happened in Brandon on Friday morning, September 16. The call was made to 911 dispatchers at around 7:00 a.m. 

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reported that the incident occurred at the intersection of Hickory Lake Drive and South Kings Avenue on Friday morning. One person was transported to the hospital from the crash scene. 

The injured victim later succumbed to their injuries and passed away. Their name has not been released at this time. 

None of the people on the bus were injured in the wreck. The northbound lanes of South Kings Avenue were closed temporarily while emergency crews investigated and cleared the area. 

Police in Tampa continue to investigate the cause of the incident. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. 

Florida Car Wrecks

Tampa, FL - One Killed in Serious Auto Crash on Hickory Lake Dr near S Kings AveTraffic accidents in Florida are extremely common. On average, the state sees over 400,000 vehicle collisions per year. Of these incidents, over 150,000 people sustain injuries while more than 3,200 lose their lives. Auto accidents are a serious problem in the United States and have become more prevalent in the past ten years. 

Driver negligence causes the majority of auto accidents in the United States. Drivers who are distracted, fatigued, and intoxicated cause millions of traffic collisions every year in the US. In Florida, the leading cause of car wrecks is speeding, a hazardous form of driver negligence. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that over 90% of vehicle wrecks reported in the United States are the result of driver negligence. 

When you or someone you love is hurt by a negligent driver, it can be overwhelmingly stressful. Your injuries may be painful and debilitating, keeping you from working and living your life the way you’re used to. You may be wondering where you can turn for help, especially if the crash that caused your injuries was the fault of another person. 

You need to contact a personal injury lawyer in Tampa if you were injured in a car wreck caused by negligence. An attorney can help you file a personal injury claim so you can get financial compensation for the damages related to your wreck. 

When a negligent driver causes an auto crash that injures other people, those injured victims are often eligible to collect financial compensation that help pay for the cost of medical care, vehicle repairs, and more. The wages you lose while you’re stuck in the hospital may be able to be reimbursed to you. You may even qualify for compensation for the pain and suffering you endured depending on the nature of your accident. 

Contact the car crash lawyers at Rebein Law if you think you may qualify for financial compensation. You can reach our law office at 813-305-7285 to speak with Attorney Paul Rebein if you need help after a motor vehicle collision.

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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