Orlando, FL (March 12, 2021) – Around 7:55 p.m. on Thursday evening, March 11, a fatal accident occurred at an intersection in Orlando.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place at the intersection of Clarcona Ocoee Road and Gaymar Drive. A Hyundai was carrying six people and traveling west when the driver made a left turn at the intersection. This caused the Hyundai to collide with an SUV.
The front of the SUV struck the side of the vehicle, ripping it in half. This caused both of the vehicles to overturn. Five people inside the Hyundai were ejected.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. All five of the people inside the Hyundai, identified as two adult women and three children, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Hyundai, identified as a 51-year-old woman, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the SUV, identified as a 28-year-old man from Apopka, suffered from minor injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
Thousands of people are killed every year in Florida car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. In 2018 alone, it was determined that approximately 3,133 people were killed as a result of fatal crashes throughout the state. These accidents tend to occur in the blink of an eye due to the reckless acts of others. Suffering the loss of a loved one can impact your life in a wide variety of ways, leaving you with questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. Because of this, you should have a skilled legal advocate on your side.
The aftermath of a Florida car accident can be a trying time in your life, especially if you have lost someone closest to you in an accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. Nobody who has lost a loved one should ever have to worry about how they will pay for a variety of aspects on their own. When you are left feeling helpless and alone, you should seek the immediate help of a Florida wrongful death attorney.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we will aggressively fight to protect your rights after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal collision. We will stand by your side as you familiarize yourself with Florida laws and gain a better understanding of the legal system. We will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of losses such as medical bills, lost wages, funeral costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out what options you have at this time.
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