Fiery 2-car collision on FL-540 kills 1 in Polk Co.

WINTER HAVEN, FL – A 31-year-old woman died Sunday in a wrong-way collision involving two vehicles on a busy roadway in Winter Haven, reports WFLA CBS 42.

Police say the incident happened just after 11:30 p.m. on FL-540 east of Spirit Lake Road, which is just north of Spirit Lake and south of Sears Lake.

The investigation thus far indicates that for unknown reasons, a black 2019 Chevy Malibu veered across the median and collided with a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. The crash caused the Chevy to ignite.

The driver of the Chevy, identified as Tiffany Flannagan, died at the scene of the crash.

Medics transported the second driver to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A full investigation of the incident is underway.

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