News: Driver dies following accident near I-4 rest stop in Polk County

POLK COUNTY, FL – Authorities reported the death of a man whose car crashed near a Polk County rest stop, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the 39-year-old Wesley Chapel resident passed away Feb. 24, one day after the accident on Interstate 4. His name was not released.

Investigators said the victim was driving westbound on I-4 shortly before 9:30 p.m. when he went off the road while approaching a rest stop entrance ramp. The car went down an embankment before entering a ditch, hitting a tree and overturning.

The driver was transported to an area hospital where he died of his injuries.

Family members are faced with devastating consequences when a loved one has died in a car accident. The law office of Kemp, Ruge and Green is the legal partner you can rely on during this challenging time. Our compassionate Polk County Car Accident Lawyers will work with you to build a strong case and will fight effectively for the compensation you deserve following a tragic accident. Call us today at 727-325-5512 for a free consultation regarding your individual case.

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