Lake County, FL. – A 7- vehicle accident took place In Howey-in-the-hills, FL leaving two dead and nine people hospitalized.
The fatal accident took place on March 19th, 2017 Sunday evening at 5:30 p.m where FHP and Lake County Fire rescue arrived at the scene on the Florida Turnpike near State Road Exit 27.
The car crash is currently being investigated by The Florida Highway Patrol troopers.
Initially, it was reported that four people had died but later was clarified that it was only two and some confusion was made because so many drivers were transported to the hospital.
The victims were a 19-year old man and a 20-year old woman who were killed.
Out of the 17 people involved in the car collision, 9 were taken to the nearby hospital where their conditions remain unknown.