TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Two men and a woman were killed and a 15-year-old girl suffered serious injures early Thursday in a crash that closed Interstate 95 in Brevard County for several hours, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The triple fatal wreck happened around 5:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 just north of State Road 407 near Titusville.
The FHP said a 2004 Ford Expedition carrying four people was going north on I-95 when a Kia SUV entered the highway from State Road 407. The two vehicles collided, but the events leading to the crash are under investigation, troopers said.
The Expedition overturned, ejecting a man and woman, the FHP said.
The driver, a 40-year-old Vero Beach man, and two passengers, a 28-year-old Sebastian man and a 44-year-old Orlando woman, died in the crash, the FHP said.
The girl, who lives in Sebastian, was taken to a hospital. She and the driver of the Expedition were wearing seat belts, according to an FHP report.
The driver of the Kia, a 54-year-old Lakeland man, was not injured, the FHP report said.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the FHP at 407-737-2213.
I-95 was reopened about four hours after the crash.
The FHP initially reported the wreck involved one vehicle.
Brevard County:— FHP Orlando (@FHPOrlando) June 11, 2020
Fatal Crash/ single vehicle crash northbound on I-95 & MM 212. 3 occupants confirmed deceased on scene after a vehicle overturned. I-95 northbound is closed. Traffic is being re-routed onto SR- 407. Find alternate route. pic.twitter.com/Db787aAl5e
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