Call Us Now
877-FL-Injury

Single Vehicle Rollover in Ocala Injures Two

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 26, 2015

A single vehicle rollover accident early Saturday evening sent two victims to the hospital and one victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Florida Highway Patrol reports that the single vehicle accident occurred just after 7pm Saturday night on I-75. The driver of a late model Ford Explorer appeared to lose control of the vehicle for an unknown reason while traveling southbound on the interstate. The vehicle left the roadway and ended up on the right shoulder where paramedics found the wreck. The deceased was a male passenger in the Explorer. A man and a woman were also transported to area hospitals with life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time and the incident remains under investigation. It is also unclear at this point whether all occupants of the vehicle were belted in. No other vehicles were involved.

Single vehicle accidents are one of the most common types of accidents on Florida’s Highways year to date. There are a variety of causes for these accidents including driver distraction, vehicle malfunction, speeding, or driving under the influence to name a few. Although these accidents involve only one vehicle, often multiple lives are affected if there are passengers in the vehicle. Drivers have a duty to their passengers to behave in a responsible manner while operating a vehicle, to abide by the law and to keep themselves and others safe. When drivers neglect to observe their duty, accidents can happen.

As a passenger in a vehicle, you are encouraged to also keep your safety in mind. Always wear your safety belt. Never get into a vehicle when you know that the driver has been drinking.

If you feel that the driver is behaving in a reckless and irresponsible manner, calmly ask him or her to pull over and let you out in a safe place. Phone a friend or family member to come pick you up. Putting your life in someone else’s hands who does not have your best interest at heart is a risk you should not be willing to take.

If you or someone you love has been an injured passenger in an auto accident, please give the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. a call today at 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587).

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.

Connect with James O. Cunningham on Google+

Related Articles:


Florida Personal Injury Office Locations

Main Office

Orlando Personal Injury Office:
3117 Edgewater Dr
Orlando, FL 32804
Phone: 407-425-2000
Toll Free: 877-FL-INJURY
                 (877-354-6587)
Fax: 407-843-8274

Seminole County

Lake Mary Office:
1001 Heathrow Park Lane
Suite 4001
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County

Kissimmee Office:
17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County

Daytona Beach Office:
1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

DeBary Office:
465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Deland Office:
Downtown Executive Center
120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County

Inverness Office:
110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County

Lakeland Office:
1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Winter Haven Office:
325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County

Tampa Office:
100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties

The Villages Office:
3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County

Mt. Dora Office:
602 East 5th Ave.
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Phone: 352-436-4696

Clermont Office:
900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County

Titusville Office:
506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Cocoa Office:
96 Willard Street
Suite 206,
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373