Woman Killed in Holiday Red Light Accident

A Tarpon Springs woman was killed in a crash in Holiday Monday night.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 56-year-old woman ran a red light while traveling westbound on Flora Avenue approaching US 19.

Troopers believe the woman’s 2010 KIA Forte collided with a vehicle traveling northbound in the inside lane on US 19.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver suffered minor injuries, according to reports.

When you approach an intersection with a green light, you assume that you are safe to proceed. However, another driver facing a red light may not notice or may choose to ignore the signal to stop. When this happens, the end results are usually catastrophic and require injury victims and/or family members to take immediate action in holding the responsible party accountable for all damages.

Intersection collisions are usually beyond a victim’s control. If you have been injured by a distracted or negligent driver, please call a Pasco County Auto Accident Lawyer at Whittel & Melton at 727-847-2299 or contact us online for a free consultation. You can trust that we will look out for your best interests so you can focus on recovering from serious injuries or the wrongful death of a loved one.

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