FHP: 1 dead, multiple injured after Ford Explorer with 10 people inside flips on Turnpike

FHP: 1 dead, multiple injured after Ford Explorer with 10 people inside flips on Turnpike

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — A Ford Explorer with 10 people inside overturned multiple times on the Florida Turnpike just before noon on Thursday, leaving one woman dead and multiple adults and children injured, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on the southbound Florida Turnpike near Yeehaw Junction at mile-marker 212 at 11:50 a.m., said Lt. Kim Montes.

The driver of the Explorer told troopers that a vehicle cut her off, causing her to lose control and flip multiple times.

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Troopers said one of the passengers, 39-year-old Thelma Domingo, of Indiantown, died on the scene and the remaining passengers, including five children, were transported to local hospitals.

The FHP report said all of the passengers in the car were related. Charges related to the crash are pending

Both the north and southbound lanes of the turnpike reopened around 2 p.m.

Troopers are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call FHP at 407-737-2213.

The crash remains under investigation. Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for updates.