Orlando, FL (July 4, 2020) – A serious car accident took place at an intersection in Orlando this past Thursday that left seven individuals with injuries.
The collision took place at the intersection of Colonial Drive and Hiawassee Road when four cars collided for reasons still being investigated by authorities.
Orange County officials, Florida Highway patrol, paramedics, and fire crews were called to the scene of the accident. Paramedics were observed assisting those with injuries. It was reported by police that seven individuals were injured in the crash.
One person was trapped in their vehicle as a result of the collision and had to be extricated by fire crews. Four others suffered serious injuries and were transported to nearby medical centers for treatment.
One person was treated for minor injuries at the scene of the collision and two others refused treatment.
No other details have been released regarding the crash and its circumstances.
A police investigation will continue.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
A car accident in Florida takes place once every 84 seconds or over 1,000 times per day. Yearly, Florida sees around 400,000 car accidents. Of those collisions, approximately 250,000 injuries and 3,000 deaths result. Florida car accidents can take place for a number of different reasons. The leading cause of car accidents in Florida is currently distracted driving, which causes nearly a quarter of the car accidents in the Sunshine State.
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