Tallahassee, FL (January 27, 2021) - Two passengers were killed in a crash that took place on Interstate 10 in Tallahassee. The accident happened around 11:30 a.m. near mile marker 196.
According to troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling westbound on I-10 when the driver lost control of his vehicle. The roadway was wet at the time. The vehicle veered off the road and struck an aluminum pole. Two passengers, a 60-year-old and a 65-year-old were killed in the crash. There is no word on whether the driver was injured. Troopers have not released the identity of the deceased victims at this time. The crash caused the road to be reduced down to one lane until about 1:00 p.m. when all lanes were reopened for traffic.
There is no further information available at this time.
According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, more than 3,000 people lost their lives in Florida car accidents in 2019. While this number may seem high, it helps to underscore some of the dangers that are facing drivers on our roadways. Given the prevalence of negligent drivers in our state, all motorists should exercise care and caution in order to lower their risk of being involved in a life-changing crash.
We would like to offer our condolences to the victim's family following this car accident in Tallahassee.
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