Osceola County, FL – One Killed, Two Hurt in Wrong-Way Crash on U.S. 192

Osceola County, FL – One Killed, Two Hurt in Wrong-Way Crash on U.S. 192

Osceola County, FL (August 16, 2020) – The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal two-car crash on U.S. 192 early Saturday morning. The crash reportedly happened in the eastbound lanes of the roadway around 3:20 a.m.

According to reports from the scene, a 28-year-old man from Davenport was traveling westbound on U.S. 192 near Crabgrass Road when, for unknown reasons, his car crossed the centerline of the roadway and collided head-on with another vehicle that was traveling eastbound. The 28-year-old man died at the crash scene. The other driver, a 21-year-old man from Orlando, and his 23-year-old male passenger were rushed to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. All three individuals were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash. The victims have not been identified by authorities.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. There is no additional information available.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to the victims and their families who have been affected by this tragic accident in Osceola County. We hope that the injured victims make a complete and speedy recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in Florida  Osceola County, FL - One Killed, Two Hurt in Wrong-Way Crash on U.S. 192

According to statistics, there were more than 3,000 individuals killed in Florida car accidents in 2019. The total number of reported crashes was approximately 400,000. These numbers illustrate the danger to motorists who are traveling on Florida’s streets and highways. A serious or fatal car accident can take place at any time due to the sheer number of negligent drivers in our state. Unfortunately, many of these crashes happen suddenly and are unavoidable. Although you may not be able to control whether the accident occurs, there are steps that you can take to ensure that the damage is minimized to the greatest extent possible.

If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident in Orlando or surrounding areas, you could have important legal rights. Under Florida law, injured victims can recover compensation for their pain and suffering, medical expenses, and lost wages caused by the crash. The other driver or their insurance company is legally obligated to pay for any damages caused as a result of negligent driving. In many cases, these damages are substantial and the settlement your receive can determine whether you are able to securely move forward with your life following the accident.

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