Orange County, FL (April 27, 2019) - A teenager on spring break was killed when his vehicle was involved in a rollover crash. The crash happened on State Road 417 on Thursday, April 25th.
14-year-old Michael Friscia was a passenger in a 2019 Chrysler Pacifica that was involved in the crash. According to reports, 29-year-old Polanco Sanchez was driving a 2007 Nissan Maxima southbound on SR 417 when he attempted to make a lane change. As he changed lanes, the Maxima collided with the Pacifica. Both vehicles traveled onto the roadway shoulder, where the Pacifica rolled over several times. Friscia was killed in the crash. Three other passengers in the Pacifica were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Police determined that Sanchez was impaired at the time of the crash and tests are pending. Charges are expected to be filed once test results are received. No further information is available.
A reportable crash happens in Florida every 92 seconds. Some crashes will obviously be more serious than others. Our condolences go out to those affected by this tragic crash in Orange County, including the family and loved ones of the deceased victim.
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