Ocoee, FL (September 6, 2019) - Police in Ocoee are investigating a head-on crash that left one person dead and another with serious injuries. The collision occurred on Thursday, September 5th at the intersection of Hancock Road and North Ridge Boulevard.
The Clermont police department reports that 62-year-old Stephen Roberts of Ocoee was driving northbound on Hancock in a red Scion. For unknown reasons, Roberts crossed over the center line and crashed head-on with a maroon Lexus. The driver of the Lexus was identified as a 74-year-old female. Roberts was rushed to South Lake Hospital following the crash, where succumbed to his injuries. The female was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. She is listed in critical condition.
The cause of the accident is being investigated at this time.
We are saddened to hear of this tragic Ocoee car accident and send our well-wishes to everyone affected.
Fatal car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life on Florida's streets and highways. A fatal accident is reported approximately every three hours in our state. Head-on crashes tend to produce some of the most catastrophic and severe outcomes of all car accidents. In this case, police will continue to investigate the cause of the accident in an effort to determine why the driver crossed the center line.
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