News: Collision on US-301 in Pasco County kills 1, injures 2


PASCO COUNTY, FL – One person was killed and two others were injured in a collision in Pasco County Friday morning, according to WFLA.

The incident happened near the intersection of US-98 and US-301 at about 6:14 a.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a Ford F250 was heading north when he tried to make a left turn and entered the path of a tractor-trailer.  The Ford rotated, flipped and struck a street light support pole, while the tractor-trailer hit a pedestrian traffic signal.

The Ford driver, a 63-year-old man from Zephyrhills, was pronounced dead at the scene.  A passenger in the tractor-trailer, a 57-year-old woman, was seriously injured.  The driver of the truck, a 76-year-old Land O’Lakes man, sustained minor injuries.

When you or a loved one have been the victim of a car accident, it is vital to have an experienced attorney by your side. At Whittel & Melton, our Pasco County car accident lawyers are here to provide the legal guidance you need. We will fight hard on your behalf to get you the compensation you are entitled to after an unfortunate crash. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to set up a free consultation.

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