Lakeland, FL (June 27, 2021) - Police in Lakeland responded to the scene of a serious car accident on Friday, June 25th. The crash took place in 1600 block of East Memorial Boulevard near Interlachen Parkway.
According to the Lakeland Police Department, a Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling westbound on East Memorial when the driver came to a curve in the roadway. The driver failed to negotiate the curve and lost control of the vehicle. The car skidded across the road before striking a Ford F-150 that was traveling eastbound on East Memorial. The driver of the Cobalt, 19-year-old Quianna Mongol, died at the scene. The driver of the truck, 45-year-old Joseph Alberts, II, was taken to Lakeland Regional Health with serious injuries.
The road was closed for about two hours while police investigated at the scene. Weather conditions appeared to have played a role in the crash. An investigation is ongoing.
Fatal car accidents in Florida are an extremely devastating event for loved ones. In addition, many fatal crashes also involve serious injuries to one or more additional victims. The cause of each crash must be carefully investigated in order to determine legal responsibility.
Our thoughts and condolences are with all who were affected by this fatal car accident in Lakeland.
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