Orlando, FL (July 6, 2021) - Police in Orlando responded to the scene of a fatal crash on Monday, July 5th. The crash happened around 1:45 p.m. on Interstate 4 near US Highway 192.
According to a report from police, a 2008 Honda van was traveling westbound on I-4 when, for unknown reasons, the driver left the road. The van collided with a steel pole before catching fire. The driver of the van died at the accident scene while the passenger was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. Neither of the victims has been identified at this time. There were no other vehicles involved.
Police are still investigating the crash. No further information is available at this time.
Florida is a dangerous place for motorists. According to statistics from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were more than 400,000 reported traffic accidents in Florida in 2019. From the number, over 200,000 people sustained injuries, and more than 3,000 tragically lost their lives. These numbers underscore the dangers on Florida's roadways. All motorists should exercise the utmost care and caution at all times to reduce their risk of being involved in a serious crash.
Our most sincere thoughts and condolences are with the victims and their families following this tragic car accident in Orlando.
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