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Driver of Minivan Killed in A Crash With a Fedex Truck

The St. Petersburg Times reports the driver of a minivan was killed in a collision with a FedEx truck on October 4, 2010.

The deceased victim, 34-year-old Jason Alvarez of Tampa, was driving north on Anderson Road in his Dodge Caravan when he crossed over into the southbound lanes and crashed into the FedEx Truck at the intersection of Anderson Road and Crenshaw Street around 9 p.m.

Juan Rivera, the 46-year-old driver of the FedEx truck, was seriously injured and listed in critical condition at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Alvarez died from his injuries at the scene of the accident.

Florida Traffic Accident Fatalities

According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ 2009 Traffic Crash Statistics Report, there were 197,214 traffic crashes resulting in injury and 2,563 fatalities as a result of vehicle accidents in Florida.

As a service to the residents of Central Florida, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in Central Florida that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.

Common accidents include, but are not limited to:

  • single-car accidents;
  • accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
  • accidents caused by distracted drivers or aggressive driving.

A Central Florida personal injury attorney can help determine if you are eligible to file a Florida injury claim after your serious Florida auto accident or inform you of your legal options for filing a wrongful death claim on behalf of a lost loved one.

Contact a Central Florida Personal Injury Attorney Today

A Central Florida slip and fall lawyer at Lilly, O’Toole & Brown can work with you to fight for the compensation you deserve. Contact our firm today to schedule your consultation; 863-533-5525.