An accident recently occurred in Florida that has prompt a sheriff’s investigation. That’s because it involved a 30-year-old deputy from the department. He suffered personal injury in the collision, though his injuries were listed as minor when he was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The other person involved happened to be the brother of the Dodgers former baseball coach, Tommy Lasorda.

Lasorda’s brother, age 83, was said to have been behind the wheel when the accident took place. Preliminary investigations show that the former coach’s brother was making a left turn when the terrible crash occurred. The accident report states that the deputy had a green light at the time, when the other car pulled in front of him. The sheriff’s department is currently investigating the situation, since one of its deputies was involved.

The result of sudden impact when two cars collide is often disastrous.The elderly man in this case did not survive his injuries. His wife said her husband was well-known in his community and was well-loved by all who knew him. She described him as being a friend to everyone.

When personal injury or death results from a Florida car accident, the exact cause of the crash is not always immediately apparent. In fact, sometimes more than one person is culpable. If driver negligence is deemed responsible for a crash, it may lead to civil claims for damages. An experienced personal injury attorney is a great asset to anyone seeking compensation for damages following a motor vehicle collision.