26-year-old man killed in head-on crash in Windermere, FHP says

72-year-old driver taken to hospital

Troopers say a 26-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash on Winter Garden Vineland Road on April 12, 2021.
Troopers say a 26-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash on Winter Garden Vineland Road on April 12, 2021. (Sky 6)

WINDERMERE, Fla. – One driver was killed and another was injured during a head-on crash in Windermere on Monday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened on Winter Garden Vineland Road near Overstreet Road around 4:20 p.m.

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Records show a 72-year-old Orlando man driving a sedan northbound on Winter Garden Vineland Road veered off to the right for an unknown reason and struck a cable box on the side of the road then traveled back into the northbound lanes and across the grassy median, where the car struck another sedan head-on.

That second driver, a 26-year-old Kissimmee man, died at the scene of the crash, according to the report.

The 72-year-old man was taken to AdventHealth Celebration to be treated for serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.