Fatal Head-On Collision Leaves Driver Dead, Authorities Confirm
A man has died after colliding with an oncoming vehicle in Deltona, Florida on Monday morning. The victim, identified as 57-year-old Shawn Wainwright of Osteen, was driving a black Mitsubishi SUV when he veered into the center lane and abruptly turned back into the northbound lane, colliding with a Jeep SUV.
Authorities from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene at around 11:54 a.m. near the intersection of 1849 E. Normandy Blvd and Clay Court. Witnesses reported that neither of the involved vehicles appeared to be speeding.
Wainwright was taken to a nearby emergency room, but he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the Jeep was rescued by Deltona fire crews and taken to a local hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
An investigation into the crash is currently ongoing, and the authorities have not yet released any further details. The sheriff’s office has asked anyone with additional information about the incident to come forward.
The accident has left the Deltona community stunned and saddened. Local residents have expressed their condolences to Wainwright’s family and friends, and many have reached out to offer support during this difficult time.
This is a developing story, and we will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available. Our thoughts are with both drivers and their loved ones as they navigate this tragic event.