Orange County, FL (March 12, 2021) - Five people were killed in a two-car crash that took place in Orange County on Thursday night. The collision happened around 7:55 p.m. on Clarcona Ocoee Road near Gaymar Drive.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the accident. According to troopers, a Hyundai was traveling westbound on Clarcona Ocoee Drive. The driver of the Hyundai tried to make a left turn onto Gaymar Drive but collided with an SUV that was traveling eastbound. Both cars overturned following the collision. Five people inside the Hyundai were ejected in the accident. All five were pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased victims included two adults and three children. The Hyundai driver sustained serious injuries in the accident. No one involved has been identified.
No further information is available.
According to statistics, about 3,000 people are killed in Florida car accidents each year. These accidents involve cars, motorcycles, pedestrians, bicycles, and others. While not all crashes result in injuries, many of them do. These accidents can be life-threatening and can have impacts for weeks, months, and even years following the crash. There is certainly nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one in a Florida traffic crash.
We would like to extend our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this tragic crash in Orange County.
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