Lake City, FL – Fatal Head-on Collision on FL-10Sheftall Law
Lake City, FL (January 19, 2020) – On Saturday evening around 9:55 p.m., authorities responded to the scene of a fatal head-on collision on FL-10 in Lake City.
The accident occurred when a Mercury sedan was traveling west on the highway and went over the centerline. It then struck a Toyota Rav4.
The driver of the Toyota, identified as 64-year-old Jane Kaufman, died at the scene of the collision.
The driver of the Mercury, identified as a 27-year-old man from Lake City, suffered minor injuries. He was not taken to the hospital.
Authorities are working on an investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
Head-on collisions tend to be some of the most forceful accidents on our roads, which is why they tend to be some of the most catastrophic. In 2017, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted research and found that there was a 58 percent fatality rate for these types of accidents. These accidents occur due to many reasons including distractions, drunk driving, and speeding among many others. It is important that victims speak with a wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
The attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have helped numerous victims after they have lost a loved one in a serious accident. Our attorneys are highly knowledgeable in the many laws of the state and working to collect evidence that can be useful in your claim. We will protect your rights when you need it the most. Please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 for the help you deserve in your time of need.
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