Melbourne, FL (May 19, 2020) – A fatal multi-vehicle accident took place on an interstate in Melbourne last Sunday evening.
The crash occurred around 10:00 p.m. on May 17 on Interstate 95 when a man in an SUV struck the back of a van, causing it to overturn on the side of the road. The SUV was still on the road when it was struck from behind by a sedan.
The force of the collision caused the SUV to catch fire. The driver of the SUV, a 40-year-old man from Rockledge, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.
No further information has been released.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim during this difficult time.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
According to traffic-related statistics, 8.7 people die in Florida traffic accidents every single day. About 3,000 people lose their lives per year due to fatal traffic accidents in Florida. The Sunshine State sees a total of about 400,000 traffic accidents per year or about 1,098 per day. It is important to remember that Florida also is one of the most populated states in the US, which means that more accidents are bound to occur there.
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