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Tampa, FL: Fatal Tampa Crash After Man Runs Red Light

Tampa, FL (April 22, 2020) – On the evening of Friday, April 22, a Tampa man died in a car crash along State Road 574. 

The crash occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. A vehicle was traveling north on U.S. 301, while a sedan was traveling west on State Road 574 towards U.S. 301. The driver of the sedan ran a red light, causing a collision with the other vehicle. The sedan also collided with a traffic sign. 

Both drivers were wearing seat belts. The driver of the sedan was transported to a hospital, where he later died from crash-related injuries. The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries. 

Car Accidents in Florida

In Florida, hundreds of thousands of traffic accidents occur each year. In fact, in a single year, there are over 3,000 car crash fatalities in the state. Speeding, drunk driving, distracted driving, and other reckless behaviors put Florida drivers at risk whenever they get behind the wheel. 

The impact of a car accident on the victims and their loved ones can be serious. Oftentimes, the physical, emotional, and financial effects can last for long after the crash occurs. To ensure that you’re rightfully compensated for your losses in the event of a car crash, you need the support of an expert auto accident attorney.

At Fernandez Firm, our team of skilled attorneys has been representing auto accident victims and their families for almost 25 years. With our skills and resources, we’ve won more than $90 million in jury verdicts and settlements, recovering compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. We fight the insurance companies on behalf of our clients, working to secure the compensation that auto accident victims are entitled to. 

It’s crucial to act quickly after an auto accident, and our team of attorneys is ready to take on your case. Contact our Tampa auto accident attorneys today at 1-866-287-8086, or click here for a free online consultation.