Florida troopers report two passenger victims’ dead after the driver of their car falls asleep at the wheel in Orlando, FL.
24-year-old Estrellita Galarza was traveling westbound on Interstate 4 near mile marker 98 in Seminole County. Galarza accidentally falls asleep behind the wheels and rear-ended the back of a pickup truck.
The force of impact on Galarza’s two passengers identified as Diana Almazan and Wendy Jaimes was ejected from the vehicle.
Florida Highway Patrols states that the only person wearing a seatbelt was Galarza and that alcohol did not play a part in this incident.
Almazan and Jaimes were pronounced dead at the scene and Galarza was rushed to Orlando Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.
Charges are pending and the crash still under investigation.