According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), on the foggy evening of November 18, an SUV heading west on Highway 98 crashed into a semi-truck towing a piece of logging equipment, killing the driver of the SUV.
The FHP stated that the SUV’s driver, a 27-year-old woman, was traveling on US 98 when she went into another lane, crashing into a semi-truck and causing it to flip over. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The 44-year-old truck driver was unharmed.
The fatal accident shut down the highway after the collision. FHP is currently investigating the accident.
My Loved One Was Killed in an Accident with a Truck and I Need a Lawyer
The US Department of Transportation estimates that over 70,000 people sustain injuries and around 4,000 victims die in truck accidents every year.
The attorneys at Colson Hicks Eidson understand the catastrophic and often fatal injuries that can be sustained in accidents with commercial trucks. Our lawyers believe that victims of trucking accidents deserve nothing less than maximum compensation for their injuries or the loss of a loved one.
Our lawyers are experts in catastrophic personal injury litigation. Colson Hicks Eidson attorney Julie Braman Kane spoke to the Tennessee Association of Justice on November 15 at a Trucking Litigation Seminar on wrongful death damages in truck accident cases.
If you have sustained serious injuries or had a loved one that died in a commercial truck crash, call our firm today so we can hear your story. We want to know what you have gone through and experienced. Feel free to comment below or visit our Facebook page to share your story.
Did You Know:The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported that there are more than 100,000 crashes involving large trucks in the US every year.
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