Sanford, FL – Man Killed in Fatal Accident on State Rd 417Orlando Legal News
Sanford, FL (October 15, 2020) – Around 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, a man was killed in a fatal accident in Sanford.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 58-year-old man was riding in the back of a pickup truck when an SUV struck the pickup truck. The man was suddenly thrown onto State Road 417.
At the time, both the vehicles were headed southbound when the SUV collided with the back of the truck. The man who was in the back of the pickup truck was ejected onto the road, where he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the passenger vehicle was identified as a 31-year-old woman from Orlando and the driver of the pickup truck was identified as a 79-year-old Orlando man. Both of them suffered from minor injuries.
The southbound lanes of traffic were closed for an extended period of time.
Police continue their investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
According to statistics reported by the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department, it is estimated that approximately 2,400 people were killed in Florida accidents due to the negligence of others. The aftermath of a fatal collision can impact your life in many ways and leave you feeling alone, as many families are not prepared to lose somebody they love in a fatal accident. Luckily, you have a variety of options and should always speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Many families do not know where to turn after they have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. As you take the time to grieve the sudden loss of a loved one, you may be feeling confused and alone as the bills continue to pile up against you. You may have questions that only a skilled attorney will be able to answer, such as deadlines that you will have to meet and evidence that will be most useful when it comes to your claim. With the help of a wrongful death attorney by your side, you will be able to move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.
Our personal injury attorneys at Vaughan Law Group will aggressively fight to protect your rights after you have been involved in an accident that is not your fault. We will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time, especially knowing that these cases are complex and confusing at times. If you have lost somebody you love, you may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida that you can trust at (407) 648-1426.
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