Single-Vehicle Crash Takes One Life in Volusia County

There seems to be no explanation for why a St. Augustine man suddenly drove off of Interstate 95 in Volusia County and crashed his vehicle, ending his life. The auto accident happened Thursday, November 10, when the 56-year-old man was on the inside lane of the highway.

The Orlando Sentinel does not report which direction he was travelling but for some reason, his 2006 Hyundai drifted across three lanes of traffic and onto the shoulder, where he continued about 100 feet before colliding with a concrete embankment wall near the LPGA Boulevard exit. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man died at the scene. There is no other information as to what may have caused this horrific crash.

Our condolences are extended to his friends and family.

Emergency Contact Information

You may never think you are going to be in an auto accident but if you are, would your loved ones be contacted? In some cases, family members cannot find out if the accident victim is in the hospital or morgue due to privacy concerns.

There is one way to make sure your loved ones are contacted if you are in a crash and unable to speak. You can enter your contacts through the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Their contact information is: https://www6.hsmv.state.fl.us/dlcheck/findcustomer
The Volusia County auto accident attorneys at Farah & Farah have been representing accident victims and their families ever since we opened our doors in downtown Jacksonville in 1979. One of the first calls following an accident should be to our offices so we can take care of the important business of determining who is responsible for your crash and who will be responsible for the costs associated with your medical bills and lost wages. Our number is (800) 533-3555.

Source: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/os-i-95-fatality-20111110,0,2738746.story

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