News: 1 driver killed, 1 injured in head-on crash on Schofield Road


LAKE COUNTY, FL – A head-on collision in Lake County Wednesday morning left one of the drivers dead and the other injured, WKMG reported.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2018 Nissan Maxima was going eastbound on Schofield Road at about 6:30 a.m. when he crossed over the center line near 5 Mile Road.

The Nissan entered the path of a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee, resulting in a crash.  Both vehicles then overturned several times.

The driver of the Nissan, a 52-year-old man from Clermont, died at the scene.  The driver of the Jeep, a 39-year-old Orlando man, was critically injured and taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center.  The two drivers were both wearing their seat belts when the accident occurred.

Have you or a loved one been the victim of a car accident due to the negligence of another person? If so, the Lake County Car Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton can assist you with your case.  We can help you pursue compensation for the expenses you have incurred from the crash.  We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning we will not get paid a penny unless a recovery is made on your case. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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