OAKLAND PARK, FL – Investigators say a fatal accident in Broward County last week appears to have been the result of speeding, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
This is an update to a previous story.
The crash occurred on East Oakland Park Boulevard in Oakland Park Wednesday night at about 11:30 p.m. According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, a driver lost control of an Infiniti sedan and went off the road. After hitting a bus stop shelter, a fence and a sign, the car slammed into a tree and went up in flames.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene despite efforts by bystanders to rescue the person from the car.
According to witness accounts, the driver was speeding just before the crash, and evidence gathered by detectives also pointed to excessive speed as a contributing factor.
Anyone with further information about the wreck was asked to contact Broward Crime Stoppers.
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