The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Nelson De Jesus Trinidad died in a car wreck on Orange Avenue west of Sneed Road in St. Lucie.
The official FHP report states the accident happened at 6:38 p.m. on December 12th.
Trinidad was driving a 2010 Toyota Camry. He was 40 years old and a resident of Port St. Lucie. For unknown reasons, Trinidad’s vehicle went from traveling eastbound on Orange Avenue into the westbound lane, striking a 2012 Ford that Antonio Zubieta Otero was driving.
Trinidad was pronounced dead at the scene. Otero is at Lawnwood Hospital in critical condition.
We at DeBerard Injury Attorney wish to express our sympathy and condolonces to all of those involved in this accident.
The public must understand that all drivers must be aware of their surroundings and take care to operate their vehicles in a safe manner. If there is negligence involved in a fatality accident, a wrongful death case may arise.