News: Pickup trucks involved in fatal collision after driver runs red light on U.S. 19

CITRUS COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said two pickup trucks were involved in a fatal collision in Citrus County on Monday afternoon.

According to a report by Ocala-News, the incident occurred on U.S. 19 near W Dunnellon Road at about 3 p.m.

The FHP said a 47-year-old man was driving a pickup truck northbound and went through a red light at the intersection. The vehicle collided with the side of another pickup that was making a left turn under a green traffic signal.

The driver of the first vehicle, a Trenton resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His passenger, a 48-year-old Trenton woman, was seriously injured.

The other driver, a 65-year-old man from Ocala and his three passengers, two women and a man, all suffered minor injuries.

If you or a family member were seriously injured in a car crash caused by a negligent or careless driver, you may have a valid claim for financial compensation. Our knowledgeable Citrus County Car Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can fight on your behalf for money for your injury-related expenses, including lost income, medical bills, and pain and suffering. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to set up a free consultation where we can discuss your legal options.

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