Fatal Head-On Collision Involving Dump Truck Claims Three Lives in Parrish, Confirms Authorities
Parrish, Fl. – Three individuals tragically lost their lives in a devastating collision between a dump truck and an SUV in Parrish, Florida, according to the latest report from authorities. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon at the intersection of County Road 675 and Jim Davis Road. The Florida Highway Patrol disclosed that the SUV was being operated by a 71-year-old man, with two female passengers aged 71 and 80. Regrettably, all three occupants of the SUV succumbed to their injuries at the crash site.
Meanwhile, the dump truck driver, a 59-year-old man, sustained minor injuries and was promptly transported to a nearby hospital for medical evaluation and treatment. Investigators from the crash team revealed that the dump truck was traveling west on CR 675, negotiating a curve when the SUV approached from the opposite direction within the same curve.
According to the preliminary findings, the dump truck veered off onto the north shoulder of the road and then attempted to correct course by swerving to the left, thereby crossing into the path of the SUV. The SUV driver made an effort to avoid the collision, but unfortunately, the dump truck collided with the front of the SUV.
The Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate this tragic incident to determine the exact sequence of events and any contributing factors.