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9/30/2012 7:24:00 PM
Virendra Patel of Lake City dies following car crash

Virendra Patel, 47, of Lake City. experienced a medical emergency and his Jeep Commander crashed Saturday at 9:25 p.m. Five other people in the Jeep were injured.

According to FHP Investigators, Mr. Patel a was driving west on U.S. 90  with his family when he apparently  experienced some type of medical emergency which caused him to suddenly and without warning become incapacitated.

The Jeep swerved across both the westbound and eastbound lanes of U.S. 90 where it went into a fence along the south side of the roadway and overturned, coming to rest on its right side, East of S.W. Faith Drive.

He was transported to the Lake City Medical Center by Life-Guard EMS in critical condition where he was later pronounced as deceased.

Five other occupants of Patel's vehicle also sustained various injuries which also required transport to local hospitals. One of the occupants, Dipti Patel 50 Lake City, had been ejected from Patel's vehicle during the rollover and was later flown to Shands Trauma Center in Gainesville, where she was listed in serious condition. All other passengers were using seat belts.

The others are:

Binduben Patel 47 Lake City, listed in serious condition at Lake City Medical Center.

Usha Patel, 72, listed in serious condition at Lake City Medical Center

Mahima Patel, 14, and Neil Patel, 10, reported minor injuries.  





Reader Comments

Posted: Sunday, October 7, 2012
Article comment by: Arun Patel

WEARE VERY SAD TO HEAR THE NEWS. WE PRAY TO JALARAM BAPA,GIVE STRENTH TO THE FAMILY MEMBERS ON THE LOSS OF VIRENDRABHAI. ALSO GETWELL WISHES TO DIPTY.

Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2012
Article comment by: Kiran Patel

We are sad for Virendra (Lalo) Please God receive his soul in your abode and give his family and his mum (Ushaben) his sister (Dipti) & relatives strength to bear this loss.

Posted: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Article comment by: Mahesh Patel

WE ARE SAD TO LEARN OF THE ACCIDENT, WE PRAY TO GOD ALL INJURED QUICKLY AND FULLY RECOVER. FOR VIRENDRABHAI, PLEASE GOD RECEIVE HIS SOUL IN YOUR ABODE AND GIVE HIS FAMILY AND RELATIVES STRENGTH TO BEAR THIIS LOSS.



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