Winter Garden woman dies in head-on collision on State Road 429

Florida Highway Patrol reports state the woman lost control over her vehicle.

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A 27-year-old Winter Garden woman died following a multiple-vehicle head-on, crash Monday, April 4, on State Road 429 at the Winter Garden Vineland Road exit.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the woman was traveling northbound in a sedan when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed the median and hit head-on a southbound van pulling a small trailer. The van overturned on its right side. The sedan was redirected toward the median, and the woman was ejected from the car. She was transported to a nearby hospital, where she died.

A third vehicle, an SUV, was unable to avoid colliding with debris from the initial crash.

Both drivers of the van and the SUV were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening conditions. 

The crash is still under investigation. 



Andrea Mujica

Staff writer Andrea Mujica covers sports, news and features. She holds both a bachelor's degree in journalism and an MBA from the University of Central Florida. When she’s not on the sidelines, you can find Andrea coaching rowers at the Orlando Area Rowing Society in Windermere.