Man Killed and 2 Injured in Truck Collision at MM 163 in Brevard County
Brevard County, Florida (February 1, 2018) – On Wednesday afternoon, a Tampa man was killed, and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Brevard County, according to a local news source.
The injured victims were identified as 69-year-old Robert Racicot and 61-year-old Celina Rue, of Canada
The incident took place at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 31 at MM 163, just north of Indian River County.
According to the article, a semi-truck carrying thousands of gallons of hydrogen peroxide and dozens of gallons of diesel fuel had a tire thread separation causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and collide with a 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe.
As per the report, the semi-truck overturned and caught fire.
The driver died at the scene. Their identity remained unknown.
Meanwhile, Racicot and Rue, who were the occupants of the Hyundai, were rushed to Holmes Regional Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.
Authorities are still investigating the crash.
Percy Martinez Law Office passes our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
We also wish a quick recovery to those injured in the accident.
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