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Single-Vehicle Wreck in Port St. Lucie Kills Driver

Posted on January 3, 2011

A 26-year-old Port St. Lucie man was killed when his 2002 Ford F-150 left the road on Monday morning, December 27, and he was ejected from the vehicle. Florida Today reports the car crash occurred at Interstate 95 and Palm Bay Road around 3:30 a.m. The driver was southbound on an exit ramp when he lost control of his vehicle and went on the grassy shoulder, causing the truck to spin clockwise and then rollover. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the Florida car accident, which the FHP continues to investigate.

Our condolences are extended to the friends and family of this young man.

Fatigued Driver Accidents
While we have no idea from this report what might have caused this man to go off the road, AAA recently issued a report that found tired drivers are responsible for far more deadly crashes than previously estimated. Nearly 17 percent – estimated to be one in six fatal crashes — result from drowsy and tired drivers, according to the study. The report also reveals that 41 percent of respondents admitted to falling asleep behind the wheel at some point in their lives.

The Florida auto accident lawyers at Farah & Farah would like to offer you a complimentary consultation on your car crash case to determine if an at-fault party can be identified to compensate you for your injuries and medical expenses. Let our team of experts begin work on your case before evidence becomes difficult to uncover.