Orlando, Fla. – A car accident near the intersection of John Young Parkway and CR Smith Street on Saturday, January 9, has claimed the lives of 2 young men and injured another 3.
The crash took place around 10:30 p.m. when the vehicle carrying all 5 teenagers veered off the road and collided with an oak tree.
The 17-year-old boy and 19-year-old man were killed as a result of injuries received in the car accident and were pronounced dead by the first officer on the scene.
According to a spokesperson for the Orlando Police Department, the three other passengers were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition.
Investigators say that the 17-year-old boy was driving the car at high speeds south on South John Young Parkway. He was seen frequently changing lanes.
It was during a lane change, that the driver lost control of the car which then veered off the road and collided with the tree.
Police are still investigating the incident.
Though there are no other details on the accident yet, our heart and condolences go out to the families of both young boys who were killed in the accident.,
We also wish a safe and speedy recovery to the other three who were in the car at the time of the accident. You are in our thoughts.
These young men were taken too soon in their lives.
Though nothing can be done to bring them back, we hope that their memories will live on in the hearts of their families and friends.
If you or a loved one were involved in a collision, call our Orlando car accident lawyers. Let us fight for you and ensure that you are awarded the compensation you deserve. Our Orlando personal injury attorneys are on call 24 hours a day to help you and your family.