News: Man critically injured when SUV plunges into waterway

HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – An SUV accident in Hernando County sent the vehicle into a waterway and left the driver critically injured, state troopers said.

The Suncoast News reports the incident happened Wednesday night in Weeki Wachee, where a 61-year-old man lost control of his SUV while driving on Darlene Street shortly after 9:30 p.m. The vehicle went through a yard, over a seawall, and into a waterway where it became submerged.

The driver, a Weeki Wachee resident, was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. A passenger in the vehicle, a 59-year-old man from Brooksville, managed to escape from the wreck without being hurt. Both men were wearing their seat belts at the time.

A motor vehicle accident can have damaging consequences for victims, including costly medical bills and other expenses. So if you have been injured or lost a loved one in a crash due to someone else’s negligent actions, a Hernando County Car Accident Lawyerat Kemp, Ruge and Green can help you secure the resources you need to recover by fighting on your behalf for financial compensation. To discuss your individual case, you can request a free consultation by calling us today at 727-853-6034.

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