Tampa, FL (July 7, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in the Tampa area resulted in fatal injuries on Tuesday, July 6.
Local reports revealed that the scene was located at the intersection of 40th Street and E. Fern Street. At around 9:37 p.m. that night, the driver of a blue Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck crashed into a raised median while traveling north on 40th Street. Near E. Fern Street, the driver crossed into oncoming traffic.
As a result, the Silverado collided head-on with a southbound GMC Sierra pickup. The driver of the Silverado sustained fatal injuries in the impact. The operator of the Sierra was also injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment. The identities of the involved parties have been withheld.
An ongoing crash investigation is being managed by local officials.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Tampa FL
Head-on collisions are among the most hazardous types of accidents, with a fatality rate of over 58%. Head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all road deaths each year, although accounting for just 2% of all documented car accidents. When drivers veer into oncoming traffic, they risk colliding head-on with another car, which may be fatal even at low speeds.
According to government statistics, the overall number of individuals killed or injured in automobile accidents in the United States is increasing year after year. Long-term damage to accident victims may prevent them from returning to work. A personal injury lawyer can help an affected party who has been hurt due to the negligence of another motorist get a favorable verdict in their personal injury claim.
If a vehicle accident victim believes their injuries were caused by another driver’s negligence, they should contact an experienced Florida car accident lawyer right away. If you’ve been injured, Rebein Law can help you navigate the claims process, and our lawyers will work hard to ensure that your case is handled properly. You can avoid being intimidated by huge insurance companies that will do everything they can to limit the amount of compensation you are entitled to if you contact a Tampa auto accident lawyer. Throughout our firm’s history, we have aided clients in getting proper compensation for their personal injuries and losses. In your circumstance, we can put our many years of experience to good use.
Please contact us as soon as possible if you would like to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys. If you have been wounded in a catastrophic traffic accident in Tampa and would want more information on how we might be able to help you get your life back on track, call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 right now.
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