Lakeland, FL (May 2, 2020) – A fatal accident took place in Lakeland yesterday that took the life of one individual and injured two others.
Polk County police responded to the scene of the crash that occurred on Ewell Road on May 1.
A blue Honda Civic, being driven by a 22-year old man with two passengers, swerved to miss a piece of metal lying in the road while traveling East. He then lost control of the vehicle and ended up on the side of the road in a grassy area and then the vehicle turned over.
According to police, all three passengers were ejected from the vehicle. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
Paramedics were present at the scene of the crash and assisted those with injuries. The other two passengers were transported to nearby medical centers for treatment but their conditions are currently unknown.
No further information is known at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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