News: Man arrested for DUI following Pasco County wrong-way crash

LAND O’ LAKES, FL – A man was charged with driving under the influence after police said he caused a wrong-way crash on a highway in Pasco County Friday night.

According to the Tampa Bay Times , the accident occurred on the Veterans Expressway south of State Road 52 at about 10:45 p.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol said 44-year-old Ricardo Ortiz Gomez of Clermont had been driving south for miles in the northbound lane of the highway. He collided nearly head-on with a car heading north at about mile marker 25.

Gomez and the other driver, a 62-year-old Crystal River man, sustained minor injuries in the accident. Gomez was arrested and taken to the Pasco County jail.

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by the negligence and recklessness of a DUI driver, then the Pasco County Car Accident attorneys of Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group would like to discuss your case with you.  We will help you fight for justice and obtain financial compensation for your injury and related costs. Contact us online or by calling 727-835-8327 today for a free case evaluation.

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