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San Mateo, FL – Update: Mildred Bastian Killed in Fatal Crash on FL-20

San Mateo, FL (March 23, 2020) – Around 10:45 p.m. last night, March 22, one person was killed following a fatal crash that took place on FL-20.

Police confirmed that the accident occurred at the intersection of FL-20 and Tram Road when the driver of a Ford Mustang lost control of their vehicle, sending it into a tree off the side of the road.

There were three people inside the Mustang at the time. Mildred Bastian, a 43-year-old woman, was a passenger in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and another passenger were hospitalized with serious injuries.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains 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

Over 2,900 people were killed in Florida car accidents in one recent year. Unfortunately, many of the most tragic accidents occur when one single vehicle loses control, putting the lives at risk of everybody who is inside the vehicle. The aftermath of a fatal collision can have a huge impact on a person’s life. It is essential that family members speak with a wrongful death attorney in Florida immediately.

At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have years of experience assisting those in need after an accident that is not their fault. We have helped many grieving families move forward and are by your side every step of the way. Losing a loved one is never easy but you do not have to stand alone. Please contact our law firm at (904) 638-7712 for more information on your options moving forward.

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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.