According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision involved a 1993 Honda Civic and a 2003 Mercury Marquis and occurred around 6:24 am.
Early reports did not indicate which vehicle crossed the center line; however, WPTV did confirm that three occupants of the Civic died in the crash.
Two occupants of the Marquis were airlifted to St. Mary’s Medical Center where they were listed in critical condition.
Witnesses to the crash are urged to call Florida Highway Patrol at (561)357-4000.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):