ST AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA (April 13, 2017) – 24 year old Brittany Fortner was killed in a tragic accident on Interstate 95 on Thursday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 10: 25 pm on the southbound side of Interstate 95, near State Road 207. Brittany Fortner was driving a Toyota Corolla between two semi-trucks when traffic began to slow. The semi truck behind Brittany failed to stop, and rear ended the Corolla, driving it into the semi in front of it.
Brittany Fortner suffered serious injuries in the accident, and was pronounced dead as a result of the accident. The driver of the semi-truck that rear ended Fortner’s Corolla suffered minor injuries, and was identified only as a 37 year old man from Texas, who was driving for Courier Express at the time of the accident. The incident remains under active investigation to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Brittany Fortner as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.