Broward, FL (November 6, 2018) - One person is dead and another injured following a horrific wrong-way collision on Interstate 75 in Broward. The crash took place on Monday, November 5th near the intersection with US 27 in Weston.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Flavia Pinto was driving a Honda Civic southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway. At the same time, 54-year-old Jose Carabeo was traveling northbound in the northbound lanes. Carabeo's vehicle collided head-on with Pinto's vehicle. Pinto died at the scene of the accident while Carabeo suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Broward Health Medical Center.
Police are still investigating the crash. At this time, it is unknown if Pinto was impaired at the time of the collision. No further information is available.
A fatal accident takes place in Florida approximately every 3 hours. We are saddened to hear of this tragic crash on I-75 which claimed the life of Flavia Pinto and seriously injured Jose Carabeo. A complete investigation into the crash will be necessary to determine the circumstances surrounding its occurrence.
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