News: Teen killed, four children injured after single vehicle Lake Co. crash


LAKE COUNTY, FL – A 16-year-old driver died and four kids were injured after a crash in Lake County Thursday night.

According to WFTV, the crash happened as the teenage driver was traveling on County Road 437 near Plymouth Hollow Circle around 10 p.m.

They crashed an SUV with four other juvenile occupants into a light pole and tree off the roadway.

The teenage driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Four occupants ranging from ages 11 to 16 were taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.

Details on what caused the crash has not yet been released. Updates will be made as more information becomes available.

If you have suffered a loss or injuries after a serious car accident, you may be entitled to compensation. The Lake County wrongful death lawyers at Whittel & Melton can guide you through the legal process to get justice for your case. Don’t hesitate to call us at 866-608-5529 or contact us via our website.


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