Four people killed after car crash in Martin County

by SpeedLux
florida highway patrol

Four people were killed on Tuesday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash in Martin County, Florida.

The crash took place at the intersection of southbound Federal Highway and Northwest Baker Road right after 12:30 p.m.

The deadly crash resulted in the shutdown of both directions of the Federal Highway for about six hours.

It was just before 6:30 p.m. when the northbound lanes of Federal Highway were resumed. Southbound lanes resumed shortly after.

The crash took place when a Telsa sedan was driving southbound on Federal Highway in the inside lane, approaching the intersection of Baker Road before a Chrysler minivan was traveling north on Federal Highway in the left turn lane, made a left turn within the intersection onto 14th Street after which the Telsa’s front crashed with the right front of the minivan.

The Tesla then overturned and engulfed. The minivan came to a rest on the shoulder of the intersection.

The driver of the Tesla, an 18-year-old male, was killed.

A 19-year-old female passenger in Tesla was taken to the hospital but she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the minivan, a 70-year-old male, died in the crash.

A 73-year-old female passenger of the minivan was also killed.

Florida Highway Patrol investigated the crash.

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