In an unfortunate car accident on the morning of Monday, February 8th, 2016, a teen driver was killed in his hometown of Ocoee. The accident occurred around 3:08 a.m. near Wesmere Parkway on Roberson Road, and no other vehicles were involved in the crash. It is uncertain whether there were any witnesses on the scene at the time the incident occurred.
The driver and victim of the crash, 18-year-old Jonathan Riley, was heading eastbound on Roberson Road when his vehicle left the roadway or reasons that are yet unknown to investigators. After leaving the road, reports stated that Riley’s vehicle first struck a power pole, then hit a tree before it finally flipped over. It was not disclosed which event actually led to Riley’s death, or at what time the death occurred.
Florida Highway Patrol officers are still investigating the incident, but they have stated that they do not believe Riley was under the influence of any alcohol at the time of the crash. They also indicated that no other individuals were involved in the crash. As of press time, no other details had been determined for public release. Authorities are expected to continue investigating the reasons Riley’s vehicle may have left the roadway, and have not yet ruled out possibilities such as distracted driving or medical emergency.
When dealing with the physical and mental repercussions of a crash, it can be confusing to deal with financial and legal troubles in the midst of the swirl. Bills and other concerns can pile on top of each other, leading to an almost unbearable burden. Fortunately, according to Florida law you have the right to be compensated for your injuries. To ensure you receive the full amount of compensation you deserve, it is essential that you work with an experienced Florida personal injury attorney.
The Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. are ready to represent you. For over 30 years, Florida car accident attorney James O. Cunningham has been supporting and representing clients injured in Orlando-area car accidents to help them fight for their rights and obtain the compensation they deserve. Contact the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. at 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587) today to set up a consultation to discuss your legal needs.
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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