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5 people killed in Florida crash off I-95

3 years 5 months 1 week ago April 13, 2013 Apr 13, 2013 Saturday, April 13 2013 April 13, 2013 3:56 PM in News
By: Associated Press

 

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - Five people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash on an interstate exit ramp in South Florida.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a Mercedes ran a red light as it exited Interstate 95 in Riviera Beach early Saturday and struck a Lexus.

FHP Lt. Tim Frith says the Lexus rolled over and hit two trees. Several passengers were ejected.

Four of the occupants of the Lexus were pronounced dead at the scene. A fifth died at the hospital. All were between the ages of 14 and 22.

Frith says the driver of the Mercedes was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center and was not cooperating with investigators.

 

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