MARION COUNTY, FL – One driver was killed and another injured when their vehicles collided in Marion County Wednesday night, WKMG reports.
The accident occurred along Interstate 75 southbound near mile marker 354. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 19-year-old woman was driving south on I-75 at about 9:10 p.m. when she drove off the road.
A pickup truck was parked in the emergency lane, and the woman’s car struck the back of a trailer attached to the pickup. The woman, a resident of Wesley Chapel, died in the wreck. State troopers said she was wearing a seat belt. A 39-year-old Dade City man who was the driver of the pickup sustained minor injuries.
If your or someone you care for has been harmed in a car accident in which another driver was at fault, call the Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC for a free consultation. Our knowledgeable Marion County car accident lawyers can help you evaluate your legal options and direct you towards the best course of action for your individual needs. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to speak with our dedicated legal team.