BROOKSVILLE, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a man was killed in a crash involving a stolen car in Hernando County last week.
According to WTVT, the incident began when the 29-year-old man, driving a GMC Sierra, lost control on State Road 50 and struck a traffic median barrier.
When another driver, a 35-year-old woman, stopped to help him, state troopers say the man stole her car.
A short time later, he crossed a median on State Road 50 near Hartness Drive and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer. The stolen car driver, a Dade City man, was killed in the wreck. The truck driver, a 45-year-old man from Plant City, suffered minor injuries.
If you or a loved one were the victim of a crash due to a driver’s wrongful actions, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation under Florida law. The Hernando County Car Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton have the skill and experience to get you the full amount of the money you deserve after a traumatic wreck. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.