Zephyrhills, FL (November 27, 2019) – On Tuesday, November 26, a fatal crash took place at the intersection of SR-56 and Morris Bridge Road that led to the fatality of one person.
Pasco County authorities were called to the scene of the collision, where they found that one person was killed and one was seriously injured at the Zephyrhills accident.
The crash took place at 9:49 a.m. as a 27-year-old woman was driving her pickup truck on Morris Bridge Road and turned left onto SR-56. She turned during a flashing yellow light and struck a vehicle being driven by a 56-year-old woman. In that vehicle was an 82-year-old female passenger.
Police confirmed that the 82-year-old passenger died at the hospital following the collision. The 56-year-old driver was hospitalized in serious condition.
The 27-year-old driver was not hospitalized but charges are pending against her at this time.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
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 their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
In one recent year in Florida, over 2,900 lives were taken in accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents lead to a variety of damages such as lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. When a loved one loses their life in an accident due to the negligence of another party, surviving family members might find that they have a right to bring a claim for compensation. The aftermath of an accident is a difficult time, which is why it is important to speak with a personal injury attorney who specializes in wrongful death claims.
Our attorneys at Catania & Catania continue to aggressively fight on the behalf of victims who have been harmed due to serious collisions. We will protect your rights every step of the way and be your advocate in your time of need. Please contact our accident attorneys in Florida for assistance during this time at (813) 544-7096.
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