Ormond Beach, FL (March 28, 2021) - A tragic accident left three people dead and eight injured in Volusia County on Sunday morning. The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. along Interstate 95 near mile marker 277 in Ormond Beach.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2000 Ford van was traveling northbound on I-95 when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle drifted off the roadway and overturned. The roof was torn open and all of the occupants were ejected. Three people were killed in the accident and eight others were taken to the hospital. A 19-year-old and a 4-year-old were killed in the crash, along with another, unidentified person. Three other occupants of the van were transported in critical condition. There is no word on the conditions of the other victims.
Police are investigating the cause of the accident. No further details are available at this time.
Fatal car accidents in Florida take place about once every three hours. Sadly, more than 3,000 people lost their lives in crashes that took place in our state in 2019. This number has remained consistent over the past several years as our roadways continue to be a dangerous place for motorists.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this tragic car accident in Ormond Beach.
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