Tampa, FL (July 8, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in the Tampa area ended in the death of a local woman on Wednesday, July 7.
The fatal accident reportedly occurred near the intersection of W. Hillsborough Avenue and N. Howard Avenue at the time of 6:45 a.m. that morning. The victim was reportedly in the process of making a left turn onto N. Howard Avenue at the time of impact. It was then that an eastbound Lexus SUV crashed into the driver’s side of the woman’s Prius.
The injured party was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Despite lifesaving measures by medical personnel, she later succumbed to her injuries. At this time, the identities of the involved parties have not been released to the public.
Local authorities are currently managing the ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash. As more information becomes available, it will be released to the public.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Fatal Intersection Crashes in Tampa
When you enter a junction, you risk colliding, and highway crossings account for about 40% of all documented automobile accidents. According to statistics, about 20% of traffic fatalities occur at intersections, with left-hand turns accounting for the majority of these incidents. Each year, an estimated 2,967 fatal accidents occur at stop sign-controlled crossings, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. An estimated 22% of car crashes at intersections involve drivers making left-hand turns.
When you lose a loved one in an unexpected accident, your life may never be the same, and the consequences might be destructive to your emotional and financial standing. Many individuals are unsure what to do after a family member dies in a sudden crash, and many more are uninformed of how to obtain the compensation to which they are entitled. Families of individuals who have died as a result of an unforeseeable disaster can pursue justice with the help of a knowledgeable Florida personal injury attorney.
It’s crucial to choose a Tampa wrongful death lawyer who can help you with every aspect of your case or claim, including financial relief. The choice to hire a wrongful death lawyer with considerable experience is a crucial first step. Our legal expertise has taught us how to effectively defend families whose loved ones have died in a fatal Florida automobile accident. Rebein Law has a track record of helping bereaved families. We want to help you hold the responsible party answerable and ensure that you are appropriately paid for any damages you have suffered as a result of a tragic automobile accident.
Interested parties should contact Attorney Paul Rebein as soon as possible at 813-305-7285 to learn more about how we may help.
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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.