Brooksville, FL – A 75-year-old Brooksville man was killed Saturday night after he lost control of his vehicle and landed in a steep ditch.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was driving a Hyundai Sonata around 8:30 p.m. when he suddenly veered off the road for an unknown reason, drove onto an access road, ran over a curb and landed in a ditch.
The man suffered serious injuries from the accident and was taken to Oak Hill Hospital, where he died a short time later.
Brooksville car accidents can be caused by many different factors. However, the most common involves a driver’s behavior. Operating a vehicle while distracted, drunk or tired can lead to dangerous motor vehicle accidents. Even speeding and driving recklessly can lead to a deadly collision. It only takes mere seconds for a driver to lose control of their car and cause a tragic accident.
When someone you love has been harmed in an auto accident, you may find yourself confused and at a loss for what to do next. Even if a collision was partially your loved one’s fault, you may still be able to recover financial compensation for your loss. The cause of the accident can help determine who is at fault. While the driver may be partially to blame, the manufacturer of a defective vehicle or part that malfunctioned could also be liable, or further investigation could reveal that a third party caused a driver to lose control of their car. A Brooksville Car Accident Attorney at Whittel & Melton can review the facts of your loved one’s accident and help you figure out who is at fault and if any damages can be pursued from other parties.
If you or someone you care for has been involved in a car accident that resulted in severe injury or even death, a Hernando County Auto Accident Lawyer at Whittel & Melton can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Contact us today online or call us at 352-666-2121 for a free case evaluation.