One man was killed and three others injured recently in a horrific chain reaction accident involving three tractor-trailers, a Jeep and a passenger car. Florida Highway Patrol troopers described a very grim accident scene where the passenger car was wedged beneath one of the trailers and the Jeep was smashed between the two big rigs. Troopers say the accident occurred around 1:15 p.m. when one of the semis, driven by an Orlando man, rear-ended one of the passenger cars and drove it into the other vehicle. The force of impact then caused the truck to push the passenger vehicles into the other trucks.
Florida Highway Patrol accident investigators are looking into what led to a fatal two-vehicle accident that occurred on September 8. FHP officers say that the accident occurred around 8:00 p.m. at South Orange Blossom Trail and 43rd Street. A FHP spokesperson said that 911 dispatchers received numerous calls about the accident that evening and when emergency responders arrived at the scene, they found two badly damaged vehicles that were blocking the road. They report that one of the vehicles involved in the accident, a small four-door sedan, was crushed so badly on the passenger side that firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate victims from the wreckage.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a vehicle accident, call toll-free at 1-888-FLA-Auto (1-888-352-2886).
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