LAKE COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal single-vehicle accident that occurred in Lake County early Saturday morning.
According to WKMG, a 27-year-old man was driving north on County Road when the incident occurred at about 5:12 a.m. The FHP said the driver lost control of his 2016 Nissan Versa near Dairy Road and ran off the road, where the car crashed into a tree.
The driver, an Umatilla resident, died after being transported to an area hospital. He was not believed to have been wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
Have you or a loved one been the victim of a car accident caused by another person’s negligence? If so, the Lake County Car Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton can assist you with seeking compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. To schedule a free initial consultation where we can review your options, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.