PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) responded to an incident on US-301 involving three vehicles. According to FHP, the incident occurred as Vehicle 1 was heading northbound on US-301 while Vehicles 2 and 3 were traveling southbound, following each other. The driver of Vehicle 1 lost control of the car North of Wire Road while attempting to change lanes. Vehicle 1 veered through the grass median and collided almost head-on with Vehicle 2.
The collision caused Vehicle 1 to overturn, causing Vehicle 2 to rotate upon impact, and was struck along its left side by Vehicle 3. Driver 2 sustained fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.