Man running from car after crash on I-95 fatally struck by another vehicle, troopers say

5 vehicles involved in crash investigation, FHP says

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A Brevard County man crashed into a vehicle on Interstate 95 and was fatally struck by another vehicle after running toward a median, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said a 24-year-old man driving a 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer was heading north on I-95 Wednesday around 10:35 p.m. when he hit the back of a 2020 Jeep Compass.

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After the crash, the FHP said the driver of the Lancer left his car and tried to run toward the median before being hit by a 2017 Chevy Malibu. Then, a 1997 Lexus ES heading northbound hit the Compass, as it remained in the road, as well as a 2013 Honda Civic.

According to troopers, the 45-year-old driver of the Jeep and the 35-year-old driver of the Lexus suffered minor injuries. The other drivers were uninjured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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