Challenger Crashed Into Jeep Killing 1; Probe Opened by Authorities

The Florida Highway Patrol reported that a man lost his life on New Year’s Eve in Orange County after a fast driver struck his vehicle. As per the officials, the accident happened at around 6:04 p.m. on Sunday at Silver Star Road and N Powers Drive.

According to troopers, a 22-year-old Orlando male was driving a Dodge Challenger on Silver Star Road when it struck a Jeep Compass that was attempting to turn left into Powers Drive while exceeding the speed limit.

The Compass overturned off the road as a result of the incident. Following his transfer to a nearby hospital, the vehicle’s driver, a 63-year-old Orlando resident, passed away. Minor injuries forced the driver of the Challenger and his 21-year-old passenger to the hospital where they were treated for their injuries.

The authorities have opened a probe into the matter.