Orange County, FL (April 9, 2020) – One person lost their life in a fatal accident that occurred at an intersection in East Orange County this morning.
The wreck took place at the intersection of Colonial Drive and Christmas School Road around 7:45 a.m. according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Florida authorities also stated that the crash happened between two vehicles, and resulted in one person tragically losing their life.
No further details on the crash or its surrounding circumstances have been released at this time. It is unclear whether anyone else suffered injuries.
The investigation remains open and ongoing.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents in Florida
Florida has a population of approximately 21,299,325. A state’s population directly affects the rate of accidents, fatal and injurious, that occur there compared to other states. Florida’s high population, among other contributing factors, places the Sunshine State among the top three most deadly states to travel through in the US.
Florida car accidents occur more than 400,000 times a year, and take the lives of over 3,000 people annually, according to recently discovered traffic-related statistics. Florida sees 1.41 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled. Car crashes can occur for a number of different reasons, and in Florida, the two most prevalent reasons are distracted and intoxicated driving.
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