MANATEE COUNTY, FL – A multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer in Manatee County Monday morning left two people injured.
According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, the accident occurred on State Road 64 near Dam Road at about 6:45 a.m. The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a semi-trailer failed to maintain a single lane while going east on State Road 64. The truck hit an eastbound sedan, and then struck a second sedan that was going westbound. Troopers said another sedan went off the road to avoid a crash.
The truck driver, a 59-year-old Williston man, was critically injured in the crash. The driver of the first sedan that was struck, a 22-year-old woman from Avon Park, was seriously injured. The other two drivers were not hurt.
Semi-truck collisions are some of the most catastrophic accidents on Florida’s roads, involving hundreds of fatalities and thousands of serious injuries each year. If you have been the victim of such an accident, Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group can provide the legal help you need. Our experienced Manatee County Truck Accident Lawyers have the skill and knowledge to fight for the resources you need to heal after an accident. To discuss your individual case, call us today at 727-325-5512 to get started.