According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a semitrailer truck rear-ended a Dodge van just south of State Road 50. The van crashed into the guardrail and caused the semi to overturn and catch fire. The southbound lanes were closed for about four hours after the accident.
The truck driver, who has not been identified, was killed in the crash. The driver of the car suffered only minor injuries in the collision.
If you have been hurt in a truck crash that was not your fault, you deserve to be fairly compensated. Whittel & Melton, LLC have handled many cases on behalf of Hernando County clients who were victims of tractor-trailer accidents. Our office is designed to see that our clients get fair compensation for their injuries. If you have been injured in a Hernando County truck accident please contact our office to schedule a free consultation.