Two killed, pedestrian struck after collision on University Boulevard

Law enforcement authorities have provided an update on an accident on University Boulevard that claimed the lives of two people on Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday, the Florida Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident that took place at approximately 7:23 a.m. along University Boulevard.

According to FHP, an 18-year-old male from Orlando was driving a 2017 Nissan Versa eastbound on University Boulevard when he attempted to make a left turn onto Pelee Street. As he was turning, his vehicle traveled into the direct path of a 2016 Ford Mustang that was traveling westbound on the highway.

The Mustang, which was being driven by a 22-year-old Orlando man, struck the right side of the Versa, causing it to overturn on its left side. The vehicle then proceeded towards the north shoulder of University Boulevard, where it struck a 34-year-old pedestrian from DeLand.

The driver of the Versa and a passenger, a 44-year-old Orlando woman, were both transported to hospitals, where they were later pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Mustang was transported to Advent Health East Hospital with serious injuries. The pedestrian was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

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