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Head-on Collision in Gainesville Leaves Two Dead

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 16, 2016

A car crash occurring Monday morning in Gainesville has left a 29 year old man and 36 year old woman dead. According to news reports, the motor vehicle accident happed on Southwest Williston Road near the intersection with Southwest Wacahoota Road.

Based on police reports, while driving a Nissan Pathfinder north on Williston Road, the man attempted to pass another vehicle in front of him while in a no-passing zone. When he moved over into the other lane, his car hit a four door Honda Accord driven by the woman. The head on collision crushed both vehicles, leaving them both facing the same direction and surrounding by a mess of glass, tire shreds and pieces of the cars. The two drivers were the only occupants of the vehicles.

Police say that the investigation is still in the early stages and, because of the amount of damage to the vehicles, is expected to take some time before they know what exactly transpired. Several witnesses are helping.

If you or a loved one have been injured in a Florida head-on collision accident, you may have the legal right to be compensated for your injuries. This compensation will be for loss of income, support and emotional distress and is most often awarded when the deceased has surviving children and/or a surviving spouse.

An action for wrongful death is very complex and it is highly recommended that you seek the services of an experienced Florida personal injury attorney. For over three decades the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. have been helping Florida victims of head-on collisions get the compensation they deserve. Contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation.

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