Crash On I-75 At North Port Ejects Tampa Man From Vehicle Fatally Injuring Him

SARASOTA COUNTY - Florida Highway Patrol reported that a rear-end crash on Interstate 75 near mile marker 183 Tuesday night.

The crash began as a 23-year-old man from Tampa Florida was driving a sedan in the middle lane heading north, north of Sumter Blvd.

Traveling ahead of the sedan was a Sport Utility Vehicle with two occupants the driver, a 36-year-old man from Nashville Tennessee, and a 54-year-old woman from Murfreesboro Tennessee traveling as a passenger.

The sedan, traveling at a higher rate of speed than the SUV approached the SUV from behind and for reasons unknown failed to slow for the vehicle.

At 8:37:00 PM, the front of the sedan collided with the rear of the SUV. The force of the crash caused the young man who was driving the car without wearing a seat belt, to be ejected from the vehicle where he came to a rest on the right shoulder of I-75.

The SUV was forced off the roadway causing the vehicle to crash into a median cable barrier.

FHP has stated that the crash is under investigation.

At Goldman Babboni Fernandez Murphy & Walsh we have seen far too many fatal crashes, and all too often they could have been avoided. We implore drivers to always stay vigilant, and always wear your seat belts.

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During his time as a public attorney for the State of Florida, Bernard Walsh developed a passion for defending the legal rights of Florida's citizens. Having seen many people being taken advantage of after being injured and the financial harm that can cause for families he committed himself fully to helping injured clients get justice, by fighting to make greedy insurance companies pay what they owe.

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