Tragic Car Accident Changes the Lives of 5 Teens in Orlando

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.

Please feel read more uncommon driver safety tips, as well as safety tips for driving on slippery roads.

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.

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Michael A. Feiner is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Steinger, Greene & Feiner. Since being admitted to the Florida Bar in 2001, Michael has devoted his practice to representing plaintiffs throughout Florida in various tort and strict liability cases and has successfully litigated cases against national insurance companies, large public companies, and governmental agencies, resulting in tens of millions of dollars for his clients. He has handled all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of plaintiffs, including automobile negligence, premises liability, medical malpractice, product liability, dog bites, and sexual harassment. Michael’s product liability case against Microsoft, as well as his representation of victims of sexual harassment and abuse by physicians, has garnered him important media attention at both the local and national levels. Michael is an experienced trial lawyer and successfully argued an appeal to the Fourth District Court of Appeal. In the reported decision Ortlieb v. Butts, 849 So.2d 1165 (Fla. 4th DCA 2003), Michael persuaded the Fourth District Court of Appeal that a directed verdict on liability was appropriate where the defendant did not rebut the presumption of negligence of a rear driver in a rear-end collision.