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Tragic Car Accident Claims a Life in Venice FL.

Motor vehicle accidents are all too common and can result in severe injuries or, tragically, fatalities. Often, factors like negligence or recklessness contribute to these incidents, leaving victims and their families grappling with the aftermath.

In a devastating traffic collision reported by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) on the morning of December 8th, 2023, a 74-year-old man and a 73-year-old woman, both from Marinette, Wisconsin, were driving a sedan south in the left turn lane towards a Lowes Home Improvement store. Simultaneously, a 63-year-old man from Venice, Florida, was traveling north on Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) in a pickup truck, approaching the same intersection.

Tragically, the sedan failed to yield to the oncoming pickup truck, attempting a left turn into the parking lot and resulting in a high-speed collision. The force of the crash proved fatal for the woman, who was a passenger in the sedan. Both drivers sustained serious injuries and were promptly transported to nearby hospitals for emergency medical treatment. The FHP has initiated an investigation to determine the factors contributing to this tragic incident.

This heart-wrenching collision serves as a poignant reminder of the need for heightened caution on the roads.

The victims and their families are in our thoughts during this difficult time.

If you’ve been involved in an car accident, seeking guidance from a trustworthy attorney is crucial. A dedicated personal injury lawyer, such as those at Gerber Law, can offer unwavering support, serving as a powerful ally to advocate for your best interests throughout the legal process. Specializing in securing coverage for medical expenses, compensating lost work wages, and ensuring consideration for the complete range of damages suffered, we aim to shift the burden of these costs away from you, especially when the accident is determined to be someone else’s fault.

Contact Gerber Law today for a free consultation, and let us be your advocates in seeking justice. Your recovery is our priority.


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