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Seminole County Four-Car Crash Leaves Two Dead

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 16, 2019

A four-car crash that took place towards the beginning of September within Seminole County resulted in two fatalities, reported the Florida Highway Patrol. According to them, this incident took place on the night of Friday, September 6th, and involved a 30-year-old from Winter Springs who was driving their 1999 Honda down the southern lanes of U.S. Highway 17-92. The other three cars that were involved in the incident were traveling down the northern lanes of U.S. 17-92.

It is not known where the 30-year-old was coming from or headed to, at least it was not included in the reports, and it is not known exactly what was happening within the interior of their car when they suddenly traveled out of the southern lanes and into the northbound ones. As a result of this shift, the Honda was now traveling against traffic, still at a speed meant for highway driving.

Two cars traveling north down U.S. Highway 17-92 struck the Honda head-on. A third car collided with the rear of one of the other cars involved. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Emergency response personnel rushed to the scene shortly after the incident was first reported. When they arrived, they found the four vehicles as well as their occupants in various states of damage and injury. The 30-year-old driver of the Honda was the most badly injured in the crash, and despite the best efforts of the paramedics they were declared dead at the scene.

Another driver, a 57-year-old from Winter Haven, was also gravely injured in the crash. This person had been behind the wheel of a 2014 Toyota when the crash took place. They were also declared dead, although it was not immediately clear whether or not they died at the scene or if they were able to be transported to a nearby hospital before the death occurred.

The people within the two other vehicles involved were, apparently, not severely injured in the incident, although it was not clear if they managed to escape injury altogether or if they suffered from some minor injuries that required hospitalization or medical treatment.

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