Orlando, FL (July 23, 2020) - A 35-year-old woman was killed and two others were hurt following a car accident on Wednesday, July 22nd in Orlando. The crash was reported on I-4 just west of Sand Lake Road.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene around 11:00 p.m. According to FHP reports, a 25-year-old man from Orlando was driving westbound on I-4 when he struck the car in front of him. The driver of the second vehicle, a 35-year-old woman from Orlando had slowed down to provide assistance to a vehicle that was on the shoulder of I-4. The 35-year-old woman was ejected from her vehicle. She suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital where she later died. There were two other injured victims, one of whom suffered minor injuries and the other who suffered serious injuries. The crash caused I-4 to be shut down for hours.
There is no word on whether charges are expected at this time. No additional details are available.
The loss of a loved one to a Florida car accident is a very tragic event. Certainly, no one ever expects to get behind the wheel of a vehicle and end up being seriously hurt or killed in a crash. Unfortunately, these types of incidents occur daily in Florida. Simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time can be what ultimately causes a devastating accident to occur.
We wish to offer our condolences to the victim's family during this difficult time.
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