News: 1 killed, 2 injured, in four-vehicle Citrus County crash


CITRUS COUNTY, FL – A man was killed and two others were injured in a multi-vehicle car crash near Lecanto Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. on State Road 44 near the intersection with South Salisbury Terrace, reports the Citrus County Chronicle. 

A driver in a pickup truck towing a trailer was passing a passenger bus on SR-44 when it crashed into the right side of the bus. The truck then crossed the median and struck a traffic sign. After impact, the sign flew and crashed into the window of a westbound van and was then struck by the pickup.

A motorized scooter in the van was dislodged and struck an oncoming sedan.

The truck’s driver, a 62-year-old Homosassa man was transported to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

The drivers of the sedan and van, two Inverness residents, sustained minor injuries in the crash.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident that wasnt your fault, you may be entitled to compensation. Our team of Citrus County car accident lawyers can handle your case to ensure you get the best possible outcome. Contact us online or call us at 866-608-5529.

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