Articles Tagged with Orange County

ZELLWOOD, FL – A man was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed in Orange County Saturday afternoon, state troopers said.

WKMG reports the victim was riding south on Round Lane Road near King Avenue in Zellwood when the incident occurred shortly after 1 p.m.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the motorcyclist was unable to negotiate a right-hand curve, went off the roadway and crashed into a tree.

ORANGE COUNTY, FL – A collision between two vehicles on the Florida Turnpike in Orange County early Thursday morning left two men dead, reports WKMG.

The incident happened in the turnpike’s southbound lanes near mile marker 266 in the area of State Road 408 at about 5:44 am.

The Florida Highway Patrol said an FHP marked patrol car responding to a crash and a tow truck were both parked in the inside shoulder with their emergency lights activated.  The tow truck driver was standing outside the vehicle.

ORANGE COUNTY, FL – Five people were injured in a collision in Orange County Saturday morning, reports WKMG.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a sedan and a dump truck crashed on State Road 417 at the John Young Parkway Toll Plaza.

According to the FHP, the man driving the sedan made an improper lane change on SR-417 and entered the path of the dump truck.  The vehicles collided and the truck overturned, hitting a wall barrier, a guardrail and a pole.

ORANGE COUNTY, FL – A woman was struck and killed by a box truck driver in Orange County on Tuesday reports FOX 35. 

Virginia Celli-Olivo, 57, got out of her SUV to rescue a turtle on Curry Ford Road near Sanctuary Point Boulevard. A driver in a box truck struck her and her SUV before speeding away from the scene.

Celli-Olivo was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the SUV, a friend from Venezuela, was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.

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