News: 3 people dead following head-on collision on Citrus Avenue


CITRUS COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said three people died following a car wreck in Citrus County on Saturday evening.

The Citrus County Chronicle reports the incident occurred on Citrus Avenue near West Marquette Lane at 6:55 p.m.

According to the FHP’s investigation, the driver of a Toyota Tundra was going south on Citrus Avenue and lost control of the vehicle, crossing over the center line.  The vehicle collided with a 2011 Buick Regal nearly head-on.

All occupants in the two vehicles were killed in the crash.  The three victims were the 65-year-old male driver of the Tundra and his 44-year-old female passenger, both from Homosassa, and the driver of the Regal, a 17-year-old male from Citrus Springs.

State troopers are investigating to determine what caused the Tundra driver to lose control of the car.

If you or a family member have been the victim of a car accident caused by another driver, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses. The Citrus County car accident lawyers at Whittle & Melton have the skill and experience to get you the full amount of the money you deserve. Reach out to schedule a free consultation with us by calling 866-608-5529 or visiting our website. 

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