Brevard County, FL – Fatal Collision on I-95 near MM 212 Claims One Life
Brevard County, FL (January 18, 2024) – A fatal accident occurred on January 18th around 5:10 a.m. on I-95 near mile marker 212 at State Road 407, resulting in the untimely death of a 35-year-old DeLand man. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the DeLand resident was driving a 2023 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van in the center lane, attempting to switch lanes into the path of a 2011 Hyundai Sonata driven by a 23-year-old Melbourne man. The collision caused the van to over-correct, overturn multiple times, and collide with trees before coming to rest on its roof in the tree line. Sadly, the van driver lost his life at the scene, while the Hyundai driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Rockledge Regional Medical Center. First responders and law enforcement are actively investigating the crash. The identity of the deceased victim remains undisclosed pending further investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends, and we wish a swift recovery for the injured driver.