Orange County, FL (July 20, 2021) - Police in Orange County responded to the scene of a fatal accident in Orange County on Sunday, July 18th. The crash was reported around 11:50 p.m. o State Road 417 near University Boulevard.
According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a 22-year-old woman from DeLeon Springs was driving southbound on SR 417 when she lost control of her car and left the road. The vehicle struck a pole before coming to rest. The DeLeon Springs woman was partially ejected from the car and died at the scene. Her passenger, a 23-year-old man from Kissimmee was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Both of the victims were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. There are no additional details available.
Car accidents in Florida take place each day, multiple times per day. Sadly, many people will suffer serious injuries in these accidents and will require weeks and even months of recovery time. In most cases, a negligent driver is to blame for the accident and that driver may be held legally responsible for their actions.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to all affected by this tragic crash in Orange County.
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