THE VILLAGES, FL – A child was killed and two other individuals were seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash near Wildwood on Saturday evening.
According to a report by Villages-News, the driver of a 2000 Chrysler Caravan lost control of he vehicle on the Florida Turnpike just south of I-75 at about 6:04 p.m. The vehicle then entered the shoulder, where it hit a guardrail, skidded back across the roadway, and struck a tree.
An 11-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 40-year-old Ocala man, and a 71-year-old female passenger were hospitalized in serious condition.
If you suffered injuries or the loss of a loved one due to a tragic motor vehicle accident in The Villages? If so, you have the right to seek compensation for your medical bills, damaged property, pain and suffering, and more. Contact the Florida car accident lawyers at Whittel and Melton, LLC to schedule a free consultation. We can be reached online or by phone at 866-608-5529.