Hillsborough Co, FL (April 30, 2021) – On Thursday, April 29, a Plant City man was killed after being involved in a two-vehicle accident in Hillsborough County.
According to local reports, a 28-year-old man was traveling westbound in a sedan on FL-60 at the time of the fatal crash. At around 8:30 p.m. that night, he reportedly collided with the rear of a box truck near the intersection of Clarence Gorden Jr. Road. The Florida Highway Patrol reported that the truck was stopped at a railroad track at the time of the collision.
The driver of the sedan suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The operator of the box truck, a 51-year-old man from Mascotte, was uninjured in the crash. No further information on the deadly crash is currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the wreck is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Trucking Accidents in Tampa FL
Many drivers are uneasy about sharing the road with a large commercial truck, and there is a good reason. When a passenger vehicle is involved in a crash with a massive tractor-trailer, the occupant of the smaller car is more likely to sustain life-changing injuries. There are over 500,000 auto accidents reported annually in the United States, contributing to thousands of fatalities.
The preventable death of a loved one can be a shattering and entirely traumatic experience for surviving family members, and no amount of compensation can ever make up for the death of a loved one. Florida wrongful death suits can be raised from careless acts, including a car crash, resulting in the death of a family member, in order to recover lost compensation for a representative of the deceased. Surviving family members should consult with a Tampa wrongful death lawyer who can help guide them through the process and construct a strong legal claim after the loss of a family member of a deadly accident.
If you are filing a Florida wrongful death claim in Tampa, hiring an attorney from Catania and Catania can significantly benefit your case and put you on track to recover deserved legal compensation. We know how to litigate wrongful death lawsuits in Florida and can adapt our strategies to the unique circumstances of your case, and our experienced personal injury lawyers will fight for the legal rights of families who have lost a loved one. Contact our offices today at (813) 544-7096 if you have lost a family member in a fatal truck accident in Florida.
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