News: Passenger killed when car crashes into line of trees at I-75 exit ramp

APOLLO BEACH, FL – A car crashed while exiting Interstate 75 in Hillsborough County late Saturday night, killing a passenger inside the vehicle.

The Tampa Bay Times reports a 31-year-old Brandon woman was driving the car on I-75 south in Apollo Beach when the accident happened at about 11:40 p.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver was unable to negotiate a curve on the exit ramp to Big Bend Road and drove off the roadway.

The car went down an embankment and flipped over, ending up in a tree line off the interstate. A 43-year-old Brandon man who was a passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver sustained minor injuries.

If you or a loved one have been the victim of a car accident in which someone else was at fault, you could be entitled to significant compensation under Florida law. The Hillsborough County Car Accident Lawyers at Kemp, Ruge and Green have the skill and experience to help you get what you deserve. To tell us the details of your particular case and find out how we can help, contact us today to schedule a free consultation by calling 727-835-8327 or responding in our online chat box.

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