News: Pasco County collision leaves elderly woman dead, 5 others injured

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – An elderly driver was killed when two cars collided at an intersection in Pasco County last week, authorities said.

According to the Tampa Bay Times , the cars crashed in the area of State Road 56 and Meadow Pointe Boulevard in Wesley Chapel at about 9:10 p.m. Wednesday. One of the drivers, a 79-year-old woman from Wesley Chapel, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Five people in the other car, all Zephyrhills residents, were hurt in the incident. The 27-year-old male driver and a 3-year-old female passenger were seriously injured.  Three other passengers sustained minor injuries: a 23-year-old woman, a 19-year-old man and a 1-year-old boy.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the two cars had entered the intersection at the same time, but it was unclear which traffic light the two drivers had.

At Kemp, Ruge and Green, we understand how devastating a serious car accident can be. Our Pasco County Car Accident Lawyers are committed to pursuing maximum financial compensation for clients who have been injured or lost a loved one in a car crash due to someone else’s negligence. If we take your case, we will fight tirelessly for the money you deserve. Schedule a free consultation to get started by calling us at 727-325-5512 .

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