Tuesday, May 01, 2007

1 Killed, 2 Seriously Hurt After SUV Flips On I-95

One person was killed, and two others, including a small child, were badly hurt after their SUV overturned on Interstate 95 near Benson early Sunday morning. The Highway Patrol said the driver, Carlos Torres, of Pennsylvania, was killed. Two passengers, Alexis Leiva, who is 2-1/2 years old, and Rosa Leiva, 20, were seriously hurt. Two others in the SUV were not injured. Trooper C.J. Bell said it appeared the SUV ran off the roadway, overcorrected, then overturned, striking the median guardrail. Torres, was wearing a seat belt, but was still ejected and fatally injured. Troopers believe speed played a factor in the accident. Benson Fire and EMS , along with Four Oaks EMS, responded to the scene. Photo by Carter Rabil


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