John Young Parkway Crash
The Florida Highway Patrol is in the process of investigating a collision that took place early on Tuesday night and resulted in the death of two individuals—including an 8-year-old—after the car they were in crashed into the back of a dump truck in Orange County. Details from the crash have made their way from the official statements from FHP spokesperson Sgt. Kim Montes into various news reports, and we now know most of the details surrounding the incident.
An Orlando Police car with two officers in it was hit on Sunday when another car ran a red light on John Young Parkway. According to the police report, the police car was traveling west on Silver Spring Road with its lights and sirens on when the other driver ran a red light, causing a t-bone car accident. The incident happened around 8:00 pm on New Year’s Eve.
On the evening of August 13, 2017, at approximately 8 p.m. in South Orlando, an Orange County sheriff’s deputy was seriously injured after she involved in a three-car accident near the intersection of Americana Boulevard and John Young Parkway.