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2 Killed In Solo-Vehicle Crash In Osceola County


When driving, it’s important to stay on the road. Going around curves, however, can be tricky. Oversteering or not turning enough can cause a vehicle to go off the road. This can lead to catastrophic injuries and even fatalities.

Sadly, this recently happened in Kissimmee. Two people were killed in a solo-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 192. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of January 22.

A Toyota RAV-4 was heading west on U.S. Highway 192. The driver was approaching World Drive when they failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle ran off of the road to the left. The Toyota then overturned into a pond and became submerged in water.

Both the driver and passenger died at the accident scene. The road was blocked from U.S. Highway 192 to northbound World Drive for some time. The crash is under investigation.

Run-Off Road Crashes

Solo-vehicle accidents happen in many ways. One of the most common causes is running off the road. This type of crash tends to result in catastrophic injuries or even death. Here are some common reasons for run-off road crashes:

  • Adverse weather conditions. Solo-vehicle accidents are likely to occur in adverse weather conditions like fog, rain, and snow. Roads are more slippery and as a result, drivers are expected to use extra caution while traveling in adverse weather conditions.
  • Drivers who operate motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol are more likely to be involved in single vehicle accidents. Alcohol can affect judgment, reaction times, and more Drivers are recommended to not drink alcohol before driving.
  • Night driving. At night, visibility is limited due to the darkness. Because of this, single motor vehicle accidents are more likely to occur at night. Drivers should be cautious.
  • It can be harder to drive when you’re tired. Drivers should exercise particular caution when tired and avoid fatigued driving.
  • Age may also be a factor. Young drivers face a high risk when behind the wheel. Solo-vehicle accidents are more likely to occur among drivers under the age of 24.
  • Male drivers are more likely to be involved in solo-vehicle car accidents than female drivers.
  • Speeding vehicles are more likely to be involved in a run-off road accident than non-speeding vehicles. Accidents due to speeding vehicles are more likely to occur at spots where the road curves.

Contact Us Today

There are many factors that can lead to a car accident. Even if there are no other vehicles around, fatal crashes can still occur.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a crash, seek legal help from the Kissimmee auto accident lawyers at Draper Law Office. The attorneys at Draper Law Office can help you in the recovery of property damage, medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. To schedule a free consultation, call (407) 743-6628 or fill out the online form.



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