The nwfDailyNews reports that a 60-year-old Navarre man died from injuries he received when his car was struck by an airborne pickup truck. The Florida auto accident occurred on U.S. Highway 98 close to the intersection with South Circle Westbound.
Police say that witnesses reported that the pickup , driven by a 21-year-old Gulf Breeze man, was driving a Dodge pickup faster than the posted speed limit as he came up behind them and passed them on the inside lane. They said that he lost control of the vehicle while trying to change lanes. After he lost control of his truck and struck the median, witnesses said that the truck went airborne and struck the left front of the victim’s 1998 Saturn, causing one of the vehicles to rotate and collide with the other vehicle again. FHP officials said that the accident appeared to be alcohol-related.
People who choose to drink alcohol and drive know very well that their behavior is tremendously irresponsible and reckless and puts the lives of innocent people at risk. They consciously make a choice to be irresponsible and knowingly exhibit the most negligent kind of behavior that often ends in tragedy. Despite tougher criminal penalties, public service campaigns about the dangers of drinking and driving and the many dangers of driving drunk, people still drink and get behind the wheel thinking that drunken driving accidents happen to other people. That is, until they cause a drunk driving auto accident that kills or severely injures someone.
If you or someone you care for has been injured in a drunk driving accident, call Orlando auto accident attorney James O. Cunningham today to schedule a free consultation. He has represented auto accident victims and their families in the recovery of financial compensation since 1977. He has the experience and resources to guide you and your family successfully through the judicial process. Call Orlando auto accident lawyer James O. Cunningham today to schedule your free consultation.
James O. Cunningham
Since 1977, personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has provided effective legal advocacy to people who are injured through the negligent actions of another person or entity throughout the Central Florida area. He fights to obtain recoveries for his clients’ physical and emotional pain and suffering and pursues his clients’ personal injury cases with a commitment to excellence and impeccable preparation.
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