WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Two people were killed in a crash on Jan. 19 in Wesley Chapel after a teen driver was speeding, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
FHP released an update Saturday reporting the teen involved in a deadly crash back in January was driving 114 mph while making multiple lane changes just before the crash happened.
The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on State Road 56 at Lajuana Boulevard.
Troopers say the driver of an SUV, a 52-year-old man, and his passenger, a 56-year-old woman, were heading east on State Road 56 approaching Lajuana Boulevard. At the intersection, the driver turned left into the path of a car driven by a 17-year-old boy.
The impact was enough to overturn the couple's SUV, throwing the driver from the vehicle. His passenger had been wearing a seatbelt and was found to have been removed from the SUV by a passerby, troopers said in a later crash report.
Both died at the scene, while the 17-year-old suffered serious injuries.
The teen was delivered to the Pasco County Jail following his arrest.