DeSoto County, FL (June 5, 2020) – Authorities responded to the scene of a car accident that took place at an intersection in DeSoto County this past Wednesday afternoon. The crash took the life of one individual and injured another.
According to police, the collision happened around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of SR 70 and CR-661A between two vehicles. An unidentified woman was headed south on SR 70. She stopped at the stop sign at the intersection and then proceeded to continue through. While passing through the intersection, her car was hit by another vehicle being driven by a 27-year-old male.
The woman suffered severe injuries and passed away shortly after the accident occurred. The man involved in the crash was transported to a nearby medical center for treatment of minor injuries.
No further information is known at this time.
A police investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Once every three hours, a deadly motor vehicle collision occurs in Florida. The fatal accident rate in the Sunshine State is one of the highest in the nation. Florida also has one of the highest populations in the US, which is directly correlated with its high accident fatality rates.
Every year, more than 3,000 individuals lose their lives in Florida car crashes. In all, Florida sees over 400,000 car accidents per year.
Victims and their families often have many questions after devastating and unexpected accidents. In many cases, victims are left with overwhelming pain that negatively impacts their health and wellbeing. Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges victims face, mentally, physically, and financially, as they begin the recovery process. For this reason, our team provides invaluable resources and information to anyone who has been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s actions.
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