Lake Mary, FL (July 12, 2021) – At 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, July 11, a fatal car accident occurred on a highway in Lake Mary.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened on I-4 around the area of State Road 46. A 64-year-old man was driving east at the time when his vehicle suddenly collided with a guardrail in the area due to unknown reasons. When the driver regained control of his vehicle, he was struck by a pickup truck traveling in the same direction.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The driver of the first vehicle was rushed to a local hospital with injuries but was pronounced dead while there. The passenger in his vehicle, identified as a 57-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the pickup truck was identified as a 38-year-old man from Jacksonville who was injured and hospitalized. His three passengers were also injured but are expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
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