Desoto, FL (September 18, 2023)- A tragic car crash took place on U.S. 17 North, just south of Earnest Street, on the evening of Monday, September 18, 2023.
The accident involved a car and a trailer, leading to devastating consequences.
According to initial reports, the car collided with the trailer and, as a result, caught fire shortly after the impact.
Unfortunately, the driver of the vehicle did not survive the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.
As of now, the exact cause of the accident remains uncertain.
The Florida Highway Patrol is actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal collision.
They have not yet released any potential causes or contributing factors.
Motorists are advised to approach the area cautiously, as investigation activities might lead to temporary roadblocks or diversions.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased during this difficult time.
Further updates will be provided as more information becomes available.