5 Killed in Wrong Way Driving Accident along Florida Highway
Five men were killed in an accident involving a car driving the wrong way on a southwest Florida highway on Sunday.
A Ford Expedition with a male in his early twenties was responsible for the accident. He was driving the wrong way on the Florida highway 275 when his vehicle collided with a Hyundai carrying four men.
The SUV reportedly burst into flames upon hitting the Hyundai.
All five of the men died at the scene.
The SUV driver has not yet been identified due to his body being severely burned. The identities of the other four are yet to be released, pending notification of their families.
There were no other vehicles involved in the accident; however the northbound lanes of highway 275 remained closed for hours due to the investigation. It is not known whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in this accident, as police are awaiting toxicology reports.
5 Killed in Wrong Way Driving Accident.