FED EX Driver Killed By Other Truck’s Debris
A Fed Ex truck driver is dead after a car accident this morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 3 a.m. truck accident happened when another semi-truck blew a tire and its debris flew into the path of the driver of the Fed Ex semi truck. The Fed Ex truck swerved to miss the debris and crashed into a wall. Sadly, the Fed Ex truck driver was killed on impact.
According to Bay News 9, officials closed the two right lanes of westbound I-4 and the neighboring 301 exit ramp for several hours.
Under Florida workers’ compensation law, this driver’s family is limited on the amount of workers’ compensation benefits they are entitled to. However, the family may be entitled to a third-party case against the other truck driver whose actions caused the truck accident.
If your loved one is injured while within the course and scope of his or her employment, it is important that you talk to an attorney about your rights under Florida’s workers’ compensation law as well as possible rights for a claim because of someone’s negligence causing your injuries.
The lawyers at the personal injury law firm of Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes have been caring for clients after car accident, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, Florida workers’ compensation claims and other personal injury matters for over 55 years.
Remember, insurance companies have attorneys looking out for their best interest after your car accident, so should you!