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1 Dead in a Multi-Vehicle Crash in Leesburg; 36-Year-Old Man Arrested

Lake County, FL
2 drivers dead, 3 children critically injured in Myakka City crash

Accident Summary

A 42-year-old Eustis man killed in a multi-vehicle crash in Leesburg on Nov 7, 2022. A 36-year-old man was arrested for driving without a license.
DateNovember 7, 2022
LocationCountry Road 44, Leesburg. Florida
TypeMulti-Vehicle Crash

A multi-vehicle crash, involving a Chevy Silverado, Toyota Corolla and two other vehicles, occurred Monday morning, November 7, 2022, in Leesburg. A 42-year-old man from Eustis died in the accident.

The man, whose name was not disclosed by the Florida Highway Patrol, was driving a Corolla when it was rear-ended by a 2003 Chevy at 7:14 a.m. at Country Road 44. He died at the scene. Gustavo Martinez Cortez, the 36-year-old driver of the Chevy was arrested for driving without a license.

The crash also involved a 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage and a semi-truck. The driver of Mirage, a 23-year-old woman from Deland, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital in Tavaras. Semi-truck was driven by a 69-year-old man, who was safe after the crash.

A Note from Attorney Mangal:

If any nearby person or vehicle were injured/damaged as a result of the driver’s negligence, there would likely be a valid personal injury claim.

We at MANGAL, PLLC pride ourselves in pursuing justice for clients no matter the cost. We take seriously our obligation to serve you to the best of our ability. We will fight for you and make sure that you recover the full compensation you deserve. No one should be left holding the bill for an accident caused by another’s negligence. Contact us today at (352) 995-9945 to discuss your case.

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