Winter Park, FL – Ilona Clinger Killed in Drowsy Driving Accident on University Blvd

Winter Park, FL – Ilona Clinger Killed in Drowsy Driving Accident on University Blvd

Winter Park, FL (April 10, 2020) – Orange County officials assisted at the scene of a drowsy driving accident on University Boulevard near Forsyth Road in Winter Park.

Police confirmed that a 22-year-old woman from Longwood was killed when a driver fell asleep at the wheel and struck a tree.

The accident, according to the Florida Highway Patrol, took place around 4 a.m.

The driver was identified as 22-year-old Austin Long, who fell asleep at the wheel. He suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized. 22-year-old Ilona Clinger was also taken to the hospital but died due to her injuries.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Florida 

Winter Park, FL – Ilona Clinger Killed in Drowsy Driving Accident on University BlvdDrowsy driving leads to many injuries and fatalities every year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has estimated that 44,000 injuries and 800 fatalities took place in the entire U.S. in 2013 alone. Losing a loved one might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. Because of this, family members who have suffered losses should speak with a wrongful death attorney in their time of need.

Our personal injury attorneys at Vaughan Law Group have spent years assisting family members on their path toward compensation after they have suffered enormous losses. Losing somebody close to you might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever been through. You should never have to stand alone during these times. Please contact our Florida accident attorneys at (407) 648-1426 for more information on your options.

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