2 killed, 2 seriously injured in crash that closed University Boulevard at SR-417 in Orange County

22-year-old man suffers serious injuries in wreck, 2 others killed

A fatal rollover crash has forced the closure of westbound lanes of University Boulevard at State Road 417 in Orange County.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 44-year-old woman and 18-year-old man were killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash that forced the closure of westbound lanes of University Boulevard at State Road 417 in Orange County, officials said.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2017 Nissan Versa was heading east on University Boulevard approaching Pelee Street in the left-turn lane.

FHP said a 2016 Ford Mustang heading west on the same road crashed into the Nissan as the Nissan attempted to take a left-hand turn onto Pelee Street.

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As a result, the Nissan turned over onto its left side and was pushed toward the north shoulder of University Boulevard, hitting a pedestrian standing on the sidewalk, FHP said.

The 44-year-old Orlando woman, a passenger in the Nissan, was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to troopers. The driver of the Nissan, an 18-year-old Orlando man, was pronounced dead at the hospital, FHP said.

The driver of the Mustang, a 22-year-old Orlando man, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, the FHP said.

The pedestrian was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to troopers.

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