Tampa, FL (April 22, 2021) – A single-vehicle accident in Tampa on Wednesday, April 21, left one woman dead and a young girl injured.
The incident occurred on K Bar Ranch Parkway late that night. According to local sources, an SUV was traveling on the roadway when it left the road, hit some trees, and overturned into a nearby pond. The body of water was reportedly located at the corner of Whispering Brook Drive and Clover Pine Drive.
A 12-year-old girl riding in the vehicle managed to free herself before emergency responders arrived. Multiple first responders jumped into the water in order to save the driver, but they were unsuccessful. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The injured girl was hospitalized for the treatment of sustained injuries. An ongoing investigation into the 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 victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Crashes in Tampa Florida
Driving can be incredibly dangerous, and Florida roadways are filled with reckless and negligent motorists. The state has one of the highest vehicle fatality rates in the nation, with more than 3,000 reported roadway deaths each year. An estimated 5% of Florida drivers are involved in collisions in a given year. A total of 3,221 deadly crashes were reported in the state in 2007.
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 deadly Tampa car crash.
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