4 Seriously Injured in Orange County Two-Vehicle Crash on I-10 near Mile Marker 871
Orange County, Florida (December 7, 2017) – According to the Florida Highway Patrol, four people suffered serious injuries after they were involved in a two-vehicle collision early Sunday morning in Orange County.
The FHP identified the victims as Raul Ortiz, 69, of Florida, Lorenza Artiaga, 37, of Houston, Martina Lerma, 47, and Artcher Lerma, 47.
The accident occurred at around 4:45 a.m. Sunday, December 3 on Interstate 10 near mile marker 871.
Troopers stated that Artiaga was driving a 2002 GMC Envoy west in the inside traffic lane on Interstate 10 while Ortiz was driving a 2007 Jeep Compass west in the outside traffic lane on I-10. Artiaga failed to drive in a single lane and drifted into the outside traffic lane before colliding with the Jeep. The Jeep crashed onto a guardrail and went off the roadway while the GMC rolled over several times and came to a rest on the roadway due to the impact of the crash.
Ortiz was shuttled to St. Elizabeth with serious injuries while his passenger was uninjured.
Artiaga together with her two passengers, Martina and Artcher Lerma, were also shuttled to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.
Troopers issued a traffic citation to Artiaga for failure to drive in a single lane.
We wish a quick recovery to the victims of this accident. If you or your loved one was a victim of an accident, we at Percy Martinez Law Office encourage you to seek advice from an attorney. The responsible party should make compensation for the medical bills, loss of income and other costs that you might incur. Call us today at (305) 497-0132, and one of our lawyers will help you file a case against the liable party.