Lakeland, FL (October 2, 2018) - A head-on crash resulted in the deaths of four people on Tuesday, October 2nd. The crash took place around 11:30 am when a vehicle traveling east on Memorial Boulevard crossed over the center line and struck two trucks in the westbound lanes of the roadway.
Lakeland police spokesman Gary Gross stated that a driver and two passengers in the car died at the scene. A third passenger was transported to Lakeland Regional Health, where he died at the hospital.
The driver and a passenger in one truck suffered minor injuries. The other truck driver did not sustain any injuries.
The road remained closed for several hours while police investigated the crash. The deceased victims are identified as William McClellan, 50, Ernest Manley, 88, Lisa Vorholzer, 54, and Linda Henson 66.
This is certainly a very tragic crash the occurred in Lakeland. A reportable accident takes place approximately every 92 seconds in Florida. Sadly, many accidents result in serious injuries or death to those involved.
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