fatal Lakeland semi-truck accident
Two people from Lakeland were killed Sunday during an auto accident that occurred on Interstate 75. According to the police report, the accident happened when a vehicle driven by a 26-year-old Lakeland female was driving southbound in the right hand lane of the interstate. Near Mile Marker 396, the vehicle suddenly veered out of the right lane and into a semi-truck parked in the right emergency lane. The car then ricocheted off the semi, crashing head-on into a tree.