In an unfortunate incident on Interstate 95 near Ormond Beach, a man was killed in a tragic car accident. The crash, which took place in the afternoon on Thursday, January 28th, 2016, occurred roughly halfway between the State Road 40 and U.S. 1 overpasses, appears to have occurred when the man’s vehicle left the highway for unknown reasons.
Around 2:10 p.m. that afternoon, the 2013 Ford Explorer was heading southbound in the outside lane when it veered off the highway and crashed into the treeline near the shoulder of the road. According to Florida State Troopers, the Explorer spun out in a counter-clockwise direction, eventually coming to rest with its front end facing East. Fortunately, no additional vehicles were involved in what would turn out to be a fatal accident.
The sole victim of the crash, an as-of-yet unnamed 58-year old man from Winter Springs, was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol is still pending, and there has not yet been any information released as to whether authorities suspect the involvement of alcohol, substance abuse, distracted driving, or perhaps a medical emergency. Additional information about the driver’s identity will not be released by police until his immediate next-of-kin have been properly notified.
If you have suffered injuries or lost a loved one in a serious car accident, you’re likely facing a great deal of emotional turmoil and legal challenge. Fortunately, if you believe another party is at fault, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation for your medical bills and losses. An experienced, knowledgeable lawyer can help you seek that compensation.
Since 1977, the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. has been supporting victims and their families through difficult legal challenges. Call 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587) to set up a free consultation to discuss your legal rights. This is your chance to sit down with an experienced attorney and learn about getting the compensation you deserve for your Florida automobile accident injuries. Remember, your accident and injuries are unique, and you need an attorney who will take the time to understand your situation and fight for your rights.
James O. Cunningham
Since 1977, personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has provided effective legal advocacy to people who are injured through the negligent actions of another person or entity throughout the Central Florida area. He fights to obtain recoveries for his clients’ physical and emotional pain and suffering and pursues his clients’ personal injury cases with a commitment to excellence and impeccable preparation.
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