News: Man, woman dead following Lake County car wreck


LAKE COUNTY, FL – A single-vehicle accident in Lake County over the weekend left two people dead, according to WKMG.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a 24-year-old woman was driving a Chevrolet Malibu north on County Road in the Umatilla area when the crash occurred.  According to the FHP, the woman lost control of the car and drove onto a shoulder of the road, where the vehicle hit a drainage ditch and overturned.  The Malibu then went airborne and overturned before ending up a wooded area.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle while her passenger, a 45-year-old man, was trapped in the car. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash was discovered Saturday morning by the owner of the property.

Have you or a loved one been the victim of a car accident due to the negligence of another person? If so, the Lake County Car Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton can assist you with your case.  We can help you pursue compensation for the expenses you have incurred from the crash.  We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning we will not get paid a penny unless a recovery is made on your case. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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