5 Killed in Bunnell, FL, Three-Car Accident at US 1 and Dixie Hwy
Bunnell, FL -- February 4, 2017, five people were killed as the result of an accident where three cars collided at the intersection of US 1 and Old Dixie.
The Florida State Highway Patrol states that the accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. They have yet to identify the victims.
Their preliminary investigations indicate that a Mazda Tribute was traveling westbound with five occupants. Police claim that the Mazda failed to yield right of way to northbound traffic when attempting a left turn onto southbound US 1.
As a result, the Mazda was struck by a northbound Ford F-250 carrying three people. This pushed the Mazda into southbound traffic where it was hit yet again by a southbound Toyota Camry.
Police say that all the passengers in the Mazda were killed in the crash. Two people from the Ford as well as the driver of the Toyota were transported to Florida Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.
Authorities have not mentioned any particular factors involved in the accident at this time. They say investigations are ongoing.
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