Hastings, FL – 1 Killed in Fatal Collision on County Rd 13

Hastings, FL (January 11, 2020) – According to authorities, one person was killed and two were injured in a fatal collision on County Road 13 in Hastings.

The accident occurred last night at around 9 p.m., January 10. Two cars were traveling in opposite directions on the roadway when one vehicle crossed over the yellow line, causing their vehicles to collide head-on.

The car that drifted out of its lane caught on fire following the collision, which caused one person to lose their life.

The two people in the other vehicle had bad injuries and were immediately transported to area hospitals for treatment. 

A portion of the roadway was shut down for several hours due to the collision. Police continue to investigate.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Accidents in Florida 

Fatal collisions happen every day on Florida roads. In just one recent year, in fact, it was estimated that approximately 2,947 people lost their lives in these horrific collisions. These accidents commonly take place for reasons like drunk driving, distractions, speeding, fatigued drivers, and more. Families should not have to handle the emotional and financially taxing aftermath of one of these accidents on their own. It is important that they have the skilled help of a wrongful death attorney in Florida.

At Sheftall & Associates, our compassionate and dedicated attorneys have assisted numerous victims on their path toward justice after losing a loved one so suddenly in an accident. The legal system can be a difficult thing to navigate on your own but you do not have to stand alone during these challenging times. Please contact our Florida attorneys at (904) 638-7712 for more information on your legal options at this time.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.

 


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