Roll Over Accident in West Orange County, Florida Kills 1, Injures 3
WEST ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The driver of a pickup truck died, and three of the passengers in the truck sustained injuries when the pickup flipped over on State Road 429 in West Orange County. Spectrum News 13 reported that the fatal rollover accident occurred around 8:20 p.m. in Winter Garden. Florida State Police have opened an investigation into the cause of the fatal crash, but they have not issued many details about the accident. The current medical condition of the three passengers who survived the crash is unknown at this time. *
Few details about the fatal Winter Gardens crash were available at press time according to Spectrum News 13. The news report indicated that a pickup truck rolled over on State Road 429 just before 8:20 p.m. The news report also stated that emergency personnel declared the driver of the pickup died at the scene of the wreck. Authorities did not release anything regarding the injuries the deceased driver suffered. Neither did they discuss the severity of the injuries any of the three injured passengers sustained.
The Florida State Patrol officers who responded to the crash are examining the scene and witness statements to determine a cause for the rollover wreck. Photos appearing on the Spectrum News 13 website show that the pickup came to a stop in the left lane of the southbound side of State Road 429. Authorities reduced traffic to one lane and opened up the shoulder so that motorists could pass. Notwithstanding, traffic backed up a long way from the scene of the crash near West Colonial Drive and Story Road, which is close to Exit 24 north on State Road 429.
There was no update on the medical condition of the passengers of the truck. All were admitted into Orlando Health, but it is not known whether they have been discharged.
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