Orange County, FL (August 25, 2021) - Two people suffered injuries after a head-on accident in Orange County on Tuesday, August 24th. The crash took place around 6:40 a.m. on State Road 417 near Dowden Road.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an SUV was traveling northbound on SR 417. The driver lost control of his vehicle and traveled across a median where the SUV collided head-on with a car. A truck pulling a trailer was also hit while in the southbound lanes. Rescue workers arrived at the scene. A male passenger in the SUV sustained critical injuries and was taken to Orlando Health for treatment. A female passenger in the southbound car suffered serious injured and was taken to Osceola Regional Medical Center. Neither of the passengers was identified.
Troopers have not determined the cause of the collision. An investigation remains ongoing at this time and there is no further information available.
Car accidents in Florida take place hundreds of times every day. A car accident in Orange County can have devastating effects on victims, who are forced to miss time from work and deal with painful and sometimes permanent injuries. Most crashes are caused by negligent drivers and in many cases, innocent victims will be seriously hurt due to the negligent actions of others.
Our thoughts and well-wishes are with those affected by this injury accident in Orange County. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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