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Fatal auto accident: Police searching for hit-and-run driver

In Florida and beyond, pedestrians are often at risk when nearby motorists are negligent or reckless behind the wheel. Earlier this year, a tragedy occurred that resulted in the death of a woman and her dog. The incident sparked a police investigation that remains active at this time. A man who is grieving the loss of a loved one in the fatal auto accident says he trusts that justice will be served.

When a loved one is in a fatal auto accident

Receiving a phone call that there has been a serious collision involving a loved one is a devastating experience that many Florida families have known. If a fatal auto accident occurs, there is no way to undo the events that have already occurred. However, if the collision was caused by another person's negligent or reckless conduct, an immediate family may seek restitution by filing a wrongful death claim in a civil court.

Fatal collision in Florida leads to accusations against NHTSA

There are many gadgets that make travel more convenient than it was a few decades ago. For instance, it used to be necessary to pull out a map in order to find a correct travel route. Today, a click of a button on a GPS device talks drivers to their destinations. However, advanced technology is not always as helpful as one might hope, such as a fatal auto accident that occurred when a driver had his car on autopilot.

Florida coach involved in fatal motor vehicle accident

Turning left at traffic lights can be tricky. There is often an arrow light as well as a regular light. Drivers in Florida are obligated to adhere to traffic laws and safety regulations, which include yielding on a left turn when the light is green with no arrow if there is an oncoming car on the other side of the light. A recent fatal motor vehicle accident occurred when a van carrying members of a Florida rowing team turned left on a green light with no arrow.

Fatal motor vehicle accident at a Florida intersection

Licensed drivers in Florida and beyond typically understand that being cautious and alert at the wheel helps improve travel safety. There are certain stretches of roadway that might be more dangerous than others. In fact, intersections, in particular, are known for being areas that are high-risk for collision. Sadly, a fatal motor vehicle accident recently occurred that involved several vehicles, two of which were stopped at traffic lights.

Fatal auto accident at a Florida intersection

There is typically a lot of traffic on Florida roadways in early morning hours. Many people travel to work at this time, and students are often on their way to school. The more vehicles on the road, the likelier it is that there might be a collision. Sadly, at approximately 6:30 a.m. on a recent Tuesday, there was a fatal auto accident at an intersection.

Fatal auto accident near Florida overpass, several others injured

As of 8:15 p.m. on a recent Friday, a northbound traffic lane near an overpass crossing Highway 123 was closed because of a collision. There were two vehicles involved in what was later reported as a fatal auto accident. Numerous vehicle occupants were transported to the hospital with injuries. At the time of this writing, one death was confirmed.

Florida fatal auto accident involved two vehicles

When Florida motorists get behind the wheel, they may encounter certain roadway situations that place them at risk for injury. In fact, some types of road locations are known to be more dangerous than others. Intersections, for instance, rank high on most lists of potentially dangerous travel areas. Sadly, the new year had only just begun when a fatal auto accident occurred at a crossroads in Sarasota.

Fatal auto accident: When tragedy strikes during holidays

Most Florida households are currently full swing into their 2019 holiday seasons. Many people are eagerly counting down the days until they gather with family and friends for special celebrations. Learning that a loved one has died in a fatal auto accident during the holidays takes grief to a whole new level.

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