Thonotosassa, FL (September 28, 2022) – A head-on crash in the Thonotosassa area on Monday, September 26, left one dead and several others injured. The fatal collision was reported at the intersection of US-301 and Williams Road at around 4:47 p.m.
It was reported that a 38-year-old Tampa woman was headed south on the highway when she lost control. She entered oncoming traffic and collide head-on with a car driven by a 53-year-old Zephyrhills woman.
A 17-year-old Dade City boy in the Tampa woman’s car was killed in the crash. Three children in her vehicle were also injured, along with both drivers.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Head-On Crashes in Florida
In 2017, head-on collisions resulted in a 58% death rate for vehicle occupants, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In rural areas, head-on collisions are more likely to occur and account for 13% of all fatal collisions. Less than 7% of fatal collisions in cities involve head-on collisions.
There are few things in life that can compare to the unexpected death of a family member, friend, or companion. Your day-to-day existence will be altered irrevocably in ways that you could never have anticipated. During this trying period, it may be extremely difficult for you to give both emotional and financial assistance to the members of your family who have survived the tragedy.
In a case alleging wrongful death, compensation is sought not just for the surviving family members, but also for the estate itself. Claims for compensation for pain and suffering, loss of companionship, lost wages, and the value of lost support is frequently included in wrongful death lawsuits.
If a member of your family passed away as a result of someone else’s carelessness, you and your family may be entitled to compensation. You can submit a claim to have the party at blame pay for associated costs with the aid of a Thonotosassa wrongful death lawyer at Rebein Law. If you are going through a scenario like this, you should see a lawyer.
If there has been a wrongful death in the family, call 813-305-7285 to talk with Attorney Paul Rebein about how we might be able to help with your recovery.
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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.