Clermont, FL - Two Killed in Friday Crash on Turnpike
Clermont, FL (February 24, 2023) - Police in Clermont were at the scene of a deadly crash on Thursday, February 23rd. The crash happened on the Florida Turnpike and involved a total of six cars.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, two tractor-trailers and four cars were involved in the crash. A driver and a passenger lost their lives in the accident. It is unclear if the driver and passenger were in the same vehicle. There is no word on exactly how the accident took place. The road was shut down for several hours. Motorists were advised to avoid the scene while officials investigated.
No further details have been released at this time.
Florida can be a dangerous place for motorists. Crashes on our state's roadways happen about once every 90 seconds. This number may seem high, but it reflects the reality for motorists in Florida. Negligent drivers are very prevalent in our state, and their actions often result in serious consequences for innocent victims.
Our thoughts and condolences are with those affected by this fatal car accident in Clermont.
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