DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Two of five people, including three children, who were hospitalized Sunday night after a minivan crashed into a pond off Interstate 95 in Daytona Beach have died, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened around 8:15 p.m. on southbound I-95 near mile marker 260A.
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FHP public affairs officer Lt. Tara Crescenzi said a white 2020 Chrysler was traveling southbound when the driver, a 46-year-old Daytona Beach man, failed to negotiate a curve, causing the minivan to go off the interstate and into the pond and underwater.
First responders pulled the victims from the vehicle, Crescenzi said. The driver, a 39-year-old woman and a 13-year-old girl were taken to Halifax Health Medical Center, she said. A 12-year-old and a 10-year-old were taken to Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, according to Crescenzi.
As of Monday afternoon, the driver and one of the 13-year-old girl had been released from the hospital, the FHP said.
On Tuesday, FHP said the 39-year-old and 12-year-old passengers died of injuries from the crash.
The 10-year-old boy is in stable condition at the hospital, troopers said in an update on Tuesday.
No other details have been released.
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