News: Head-on wreck on County Road 476 leaves 1 driver dead, 1 injured


BUSHNELL, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a collision in Sumter County Monday morning left one one driver dead and the other hospitalized.

WKMG reports the two-vehicle accident took place near Bushnell at about 7:45 a.m.

The FHP’s investigation found that the driver of a Chevrolet SUV was going east on County Road 476 and traveled into the westbound lane near SW 52nd Street.  The SUV collided with a Nissan pickup truck that was going west.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 32-year-old man from Inverness, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The Nissan driver, a 37-year-old Groveland man, was seriously injured and transported to an area hospital.

If you or a loved one were the victim of a car accident in which another driver was at fault, contact the Sumter County car accident lawyers  at Whittel & Melton to find out how we can help.  We can effectively evaluate the circumstances of your case and help you determine your options for seeking financial compensation. To schedule a free initial consultation where we can review your case in detail, you can reach out to us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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