Many drivers in Florida expect smooth flowing traffic when they travel on interstates. However, these conditions do not exist at all times due to weather, heavy traffic or disabled conditions. In fact, sudden changes mean that all drivers must be watchful and ready to adapt to changes. Failure to do so could result in a car accident with serious, even fatal, consequences. In fact, the family of a deceased woman may be considering whether to file a wrongful death lawsuit following a crash on Interstate 4.
Reports indicate that the incident happened at approximately 11 p.m. on a day in July. A 35-year-old woman reportedly slowed to help the driver of a disabled SUV. Unfortunately, her vehicle is said to have been struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by a 25-year-old man.
The second vehicle reportedly exited the road and came to a stop after going through a fence. The deceased victim was reportedly ejected from her vehicle and passed away after being transported to the hospital. Both the male driver and driver of the disabled vehicle suffered minor injuries in the incident.
When traffic is moving smoothly, it can be easy to overlook how quickly things can change. Unfortunately, failing to notice a slowing vehicle can have tragic consequences, ultimately leaving families to cope with the unexpected loss of a of a loved one. Many who have lost a loved one a car accident caused by another’s negligence have opted to file a wrongful death lawsuit against those deemed responsible. While it will likely do little to lessen their grief, a successfully presented case can ensure that their financial needs are met.