Olando Ellis Killed in Accident in Flagler, FL
Flagler, FL -- A collision between a semi-truck and a passenger car left 63-year-old Olando Ellis dead in the area of Flagler, FL Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
The collision happened on Interstate 95 about 3:18 a.m.
The report claims the victim's Mercedes was stopped in the far right lane of the southbound lanes on the highway. Within moments, a tractor-trailer plowed into the back of Mr. Olando Ellis's vehicle. It is believed the Mercedes had lost all electrical power prior, leaving it disabled. Ellis was waiting in the Mercedes for help to arrive when the collision took place. The truck driven by Edson Da Silva was hauling a load of chain link fence. The semi-truck crushed the Mercedes, flipping onto its side.
The cause of the incident has not been determined at this time.
There was no further information made available by the report.
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