WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – A man died and three people suffered serious injuries after a collision on FL-54 Thursday morning.
The fatal crash happened around 10:15 a.m. as a Zephyrhills man was traveling eastbound in an SUV approaching Foxwood Boulevard reports the Tampa Free Press.
The 79-year-old man lost control of the SUV and crashed into several construction barrels on the outside shoulder. The SUV then crossed the roadway and struck an oncoming van nearly head-on.
The man in the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and two passengers in the van, all from Zephyrhills, were seriously injured and taken to area hospitals.
It’s not clear what caused the man to lose control of his vehicle at this time.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a serious collision, you may be able to take legal action. The Zephyrhills car accident attorneys at Whittel & Melton can ensure your family is compensated and justice is served. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online for a free consultation.