58ºF

Driver killed, 3 hurt in crash on Turnpike in Osceola County

Single-vehicle wreck reported on Florida Turnpike at mile marker 228

photo

ST. CLOUD, Fla. – A driver was killed and three others were injured early Thursday in a single-vehicle crash on the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported at 2:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the Turnpike at mile marker 228, near St. Cloud.

According to the FHP, the 51-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers later identified the driver as Christopher Considine, of West Palm Beach.

Three occupants were taken to a hospital, troopers said. A 39-year-old woman suffered minor injuries, an 18-year-old man and 21-year-old man were both listed in serious condition, according to the report.

One northbound lane is open in the area.


About the Author: