Orlando, FL (January 10, 2021) - Police in Orlando responded to the scene of a fatal accident on Saturday, January 9th. The crash happened on John Young Parkway near the intersection with C.R. Smith street.
According to a report from officials, the driver was traveling on the Parkway when, for unknown reasons, they lost control of their vehicle. The car veered off the roadways and collided with a tree. Two people from the vehicle died in the crash while two others were taken to the hospital in critical condition. A fifth person was treated at the scene but was not transported. There is no word on what caused the crash to occur.
No further information is available.
Car accidents in Florida happen every 92 seconds. Head-on collisions represent the most dangerous and deadly of all Florida traffic accidents. The reasons for a head-on crash include distraction, impairment, speeding, drowsiness, and more. The driver who causes a head-on crash is almost always involved in some sort of negligent driving or otherwise suffering from a medical condition that causes them to lose control of their vehicle. Police will continue to investigate this accident to determine the cause.
Our condolences go out to the family of Katie Rivers following this tragic, fatal accident in Orlando.
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