Ormond Beach, FL – Child Killed in Collision when Vehicle Strikes TreeJacksonville Accident News
Ormond Beach, FL (May 21, 2020) – According to police, a child was killed in a collision that took place in an unidentified area of Ormond Beach.
The accident took place when two adults, identified as Christopher Brown and Amanda Brown, were driving in a vehicle in Ormond Beach with their two children in the back. The driver allegedly veered to the left, causing the vehicle to strike an Oak tree.
Police confirmed that one of the children in the back, a 4-year-old girl, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident due to traumatic injuries.
The adults were taken to the hospital by ambulance and the other child was airlifted to the hospital by medical helicopter.
The investigation into the collision is ongoing.
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
Victims lose their lives every day in Florida accidents, including children. In just one year’s time in Florida, over 2,947 people are killed in collisions due to the negligence of others. Children are some of the most vulnerable individuals in the midst of accidents and are prone to some of the most severe harm. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, it is crucial that you speak with a wrongful death attorney in Florida as soon as possible.
At Sheftall & Associates, our car accident attorneys have helped many families in the midst of personal injury claims involving the death of a loved one. You might find that you are eligible for various types of compensation including funeral costs, pain and suffering, medical bills, and more. Losing somebody close to you can be a difficult thing to face and even more so when you believe that another party is at fault. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida to find out what options are available for you at (904) 575-9026.
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