Orlando, FL (April 1st) – On Wednesday, April 1st, a pickup truck collided with an SUV after swerving to avoid a pedestrian. The collision killed a passenger in the SUV, 36-year-old Courtney Bradley.
The collision occurred around 5 a.m. on Valencia College Lane near Mendham Boulevard. The 38-year-old driver of a 1997 Ford pickup swerved out of his lane to avoid hitting a pedestrian who had crossed into his path. As a result, he hit the 2004 Chrysler SUV head-on.
Bradley was immediately taken to Orlando Health and later died due to injuries from the collision. The drivers of both vehicles incurred minor injuries.
Car Accidents in Florida
Thousands of Florida residents are victims of car accidents each year. In fact, in 2018 alone, there were a total of 3,135 fatalities and 236,157 injuries from Florida car accidents.
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