One dead after a car loses control on Imperial Pkwy and hits a tree then runs into traffic


One person died in a crash on Imperial Parkway on Friday after crashing into a tree and then running into traffic going the opposite direction, before rolling over.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a Nissan Altima was traveling south on Imperial Parkway when the driver lost control of the car and drove into the median of the road before colliding with a tree.

After colliding with the tree, debris from the car hit a vehicle riding in the northbound lanes. The Nissan Altima continued into the northbound lanes on Imperial Parkway and struck another vehicle that had two young children as well as a 30-year-old woman inside. The two children, ages 5 and 3 were not injured, the woman in the car suffered only minor injuries.

The Nissan Altima rolled over after crashing into the car where it came to a final rest.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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