Teen dies in weekend rollover I-4 crash

A 17-year-old Tangerine girl was pronounced dead at a hospital Monday night after a crash this weekend on Interstate 4 in Volusia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Brandie Howard was a passenger in a Jeep SUV driven by 19-year-old Kaley Terry, which was struck by a Nissan that was changing lanes on I-4 about 5 p.m. Sunday, troopers said.

The SUV overturned. Terry, of Winter Park, suffered minor injuries. Both teens were taken to Halifax Health Medical Center, where Brandie was pronounced dead late Monday.

The Nissan driver, 20-year-old Jean-Claude Baker, was not injured. According to the FHP, Brandie was not wearing a seat belt. Investigators do not believe the crash involved alcohol.

The FHP said Tuesday that the crash remains under investigation.

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Tangerine teenager in Volusia I-4 wreck dies – Daytona Beach News

Brandy Howard, 17, of Tangerine, died at Halifax Health Medical Center at 9 p.m. Monday, said FHP’s Sgt. Kim Montes.

Charges are pending an investigation, Montes said.

Montes said Howard was one of several passengers Sunday in a Jeep driven by Kaley Terry, 19, of Winter Park, who was westbound on I-4. Another vehicle, a Nissan car driven by Jean-Claude Baker, was also westbound on I-4, struck the right side of Terry’s Jeep when Baker made a sudden lane change just after 5 p.m.

Terry’s car overturned after Baker hit it, Montes said.

“There were several passengers in both vehicles, but the crash remains under investigation,” Montes said. “Now that she (Howard) has passed, a traffic homicide investigation will be done.”

Baker suffered no injuries in the crash but Terry was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center with minor injuries, Montes said.

Crash on I-4 leaves 1 girl dead


VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. –

A vehicular collision on I-4 left one girl dead on Sunday.

At 5 p.m. Sunday, a four-door Nissan merged into a Jeep on I-4 westbound in Volusia County. The Jeep overturned on the highway as a result of the impact.

Brandie Howard, 17, was in the passenger seat of the Jeep and suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash, according to police. The driver, 19-year-old Kaley Terry, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Halifax Medical Center.

The 20-year-old man driving the sedan was uninjured. No charges have been filed, and the crash remains under investigation.

2 crashes block I-4 going east and west near DeLand – Daytona Beach News

The crash happened at 5:05 p.m. when a westbound four-door 2005 Nissan struck the rear of a westbound 2006 Jeep SUV, said FHP spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Montes. The Nissan was driven by Jean-Claude Baker, 20, of Orange City, who was not injured, Montes said.

The driver of the Jeep, Kaley Terry, 19, of Winter Park suffered minor injuries but a 16-year-old girl riding with her was critically injured, Montes said.

The girl, whose identity was not released pending family notification, was wearing a seat belt, Montes said.

Westbound traffic was diverted off I-4 at the State Road 472 DeLand exit, and the interstate’s westbound lanes were closed to the 111 mile marker, the Deltona/Orange City interchange.

Troopers also investigated three other crashes in the same location on both the east and westbound sides.

“Impatient and irresponsible drivers also added to the traffic issues by illegally driving on the shoulder to get to the exit,” Montes said.

The westbound lanes reopened about 8:30 p.m., and the eastbound lanes shortly afterward.

Girl, 16, critically injured in I-4 crash – Daytona Beach News

The crash happened at 5:05 p.m. when a westbound four-door 2005 Nissan struck the rear of a westbound 2006 Jeep SUV, said FHP spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Montes. The Nissan was driven by Jean-Claude Baker, 20, of Orange City, who was not injured, Montes said.

The driver of the Jeep, Kaley Terry, 19, of Winter Park suffered minor injuries but a 16-year-old girl riding with her was critically injured, Montes said.

The girl, whose identity was not released pending family notification, was wearing a seat belt, Montes said.

Westbound traffic was diverted off I-4 at the State Road 472 DeLand exit, and the interstate’s westbound lanes were closed to the 111 mile marker, the Deltona/Orange City interchange.

Troopers also investigated three other crashes in the same location on both the east and westbound sides.

“Impatient and irresponsible drivers also added to the traffic issues by illegally driving on the shoulder to get to the exit,” Montes said.

The westbound lanes reopened about 8:30 p.m., and the eastbound lanes shortly afterward.

Westbound I-4 reopens after accidents


VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. –

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of an accident that had shut down westbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Volusia County for about three hours on Sunday.

Troopers said a car rolled over in the westbound lanes of Interstate 4, forcing firefighters to shut down all lanes near Graves Road.

Firefighters said one person was transported to Halifax Medical Center with traumatic injuries.

All westbound lanes were shut down and another accident on eastbound lanes had the road shut down for a bit.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers said there were several other accidents in the area because of the first accident, all of which are being investigated.

Stay with Local 6 for the latest.

Crashes block traffic on I-4, State Road 528 Sunday

A pair of big crashes blocked traffic on two major Central Florida highways Sunday.

A car flipped over on Interstate 4 at Graves Avenue between Orange Camp Road and State Road 427 in Volusia County. The crash blocked the two westbound lanes for hours.

Florida Highway Patrol said one vehicle hit another while changing lanes. The driver and passenger in the second vehicle were both taken to area hospitals. The passenger in the second vehicle had critical injuries and was taken to Halifax Medical Center.

There was also a crash on the other side of I-4, where there were delays by onlookers.

In Orange County meanwhile, a crash involving a motorcycle stopped traffic on westbound State Road 528 near State Road 520. At least one person was airlifted to an area hospital.

Passenger critically injured in DeLand crash on I-4

A late-afternoon crash Sunday in Volusia County on Interstate 4 left one passenger in critical condition, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash occured at 5:05 p.m. Sunday near mile-marker 114 on I-4 in DeLand. A Jeep and a four-door Nissan traveling westbound collided. The driver of the jeep sustained minor injuries, while the driver of the Nissan was uninjured. A 16-year-old female passenger in the Jeep was taken to Halifax Medical Center with critical injuries. Reports indicate she was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

Rollover accident on I-4 in Deland ties up traffic for hours

DELAND, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -

A major accident badly hurt one person and tied up parts of Interstate 4 in Volusia County for hours Sunday.  All four lanes of I-4 at mile marker 114 west of Graves road were completely blocked and closed to traffic.

The two vehicle accident happened around 5:10 p.m. when a car and a Jeep collided with each other.  The crash was so intense the jeep overturned.

One person, who we know is a female, then had to be airlifted to the hospital.  At this time, troopers with Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) haven’t released her age or her name, but they did tell FOX 35 that she was critically injured.

Traffic was backed up for hours, and drivers were diverted off at Exit 114.  Also, we’re hearing reports that there may have been multiple people in the cars involved in this crash, but FHP hasn’t released a total number yet. 

FOX 35 reporter, Kimberly Wiggins is following this crash closely at the scene, she’ll have a live report at 10 p.m.

FHP: Interstate 4 backed up in West Volusia – Daytona Beach News

A serious crash near mile marker 123 reported at 5:24 p.m. has traffic backed up to State Road 44 on eastbound I-4. The right shoulder is also blocked.

A minor accident reported minutes later on westbound I-4 has traffic stalled from mile marker 131 nearly 10 miles.