Vero Beach, FL – 21-Year-Old Woman Killed in Rollover Crash on State Road 60
Vero Beach, FL (May 8, 2021) – A 21-year-old passenger was killed in a rollover crash that took place earlier this week in Vero Beach. The incident occurred on Thursday, May 6th on State Road 60 near the intersection with Blue Cypress Lake Road.
According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a 48-year-old man from Sebastian was driving westbound on State R0ad 60 when he lost control of the vehicle. The car traveled onto the northbound shoulder of the roadway. The driver overcorrected his vehicle and lost control of the car. The SUV then veered across the westbound lanes and onto a grassy shoulder where it overturned. The vehicle came to rest partially on the shoulder and partially in the roadway.
A passenger in the vehicle, identified as a 21-year-old woman from Sebastian, was killed in the crash. Two other passengers and the driver sustained minor injuries in the collision. There is no word at this time on what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle.
No additional details are available. The crash is under investigation at this time.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to those affected by this fatal rollover accident in Vero Beach.
Fatal Car Accidents in Florida
According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were approximately 400,000 reported car accidents in Florida in 2019. From this number, more than 200,000 people sustained injuries, many of them serious injuries. The overwhelming majority of car accidents in Florida are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. These drivers can change the lives of innocent motorists in the blink of an eye. Speeding, distraction, impairment, and reckless driving all play a role in many car accidents in our state.
Under Florida law, you could be entitled to compensation if you have been injured in a Vero Beach car accident that was not your fault. A car accident victim may be entitled to recover compensation, including reimbursement for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical and prescription costs, and possibly more. An injured crash victim should never have to pay out of pocket for their injuries when the crash was not their fault. Finding an experienced car accident lawyer who will fight for the compensation that you deserve is an important step in making sure that your case is handled properly.
At Boone & Davis Law, our team brings more than 35 years of experience to each case. We have experience in the courtroom and also in negotiating a favorable outcome with the insurance company. Since the beginning, our Vero Beach car accident lawyers proudly served the citizens of Palm Beach County and other neighboring communities in South Florida. From our office in Fort Lauderdale, we represent Floridians who have suffered injuries due to the careless or reckless actions of others and we would be honored to serve you as well.
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