CASSELBERRY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Police have identified two of the victims in a horrific crash in Casselberry that claimed three lives. The driver was Alexander Rivera, 26, and front passenger, Samisoni Koroitamudu, 22.
The wreck happened around 6:30 a.m. on Monday morning. Neighbors said they at least hope they didn't suffer, and say it happened so fast there was nothing they could do. People living across the street swear they could feel the force of the impact.
"I heard 'Boom!;" recalled Jennifer White, who lives nearby. "I could feel it shake, I felt something."
She says Casselberry Police arrived at the intersection of Lake and Park Drive within minutes, but they, couldn't help either.
"First the police broke out the window and looked inside. He wasn't trying to save anyone, because he knew that they were dead."
Police said they could have been driving too fast.
"I don't see any evidence in the roadway of breaking. Normally, there'd be skid marks or yaw marks, so that's consistent with the witness statement. The next step is to check the car's computer so see if there's any telemetry," says Cmdr. William Nas, Casselberry Police Dept.
Though the speed limit is 25, people in the neighborhood say drivers have a tendency to speed through this intersection. Austin Drummond's friend died here.
"About ten years ago. They were going around the corner too fast. Lost traction, hit the pole and died," he said.
He thinks there should be a four-way stop or a traffic light put in to help.
"A light - put a light right here. A lot of people have been saying that for years."
There's even a school bus stop right on the corner of the intersection. Casselberry's city manager says it's technically a Seminole County road, but they'll take a look at the intersection and see whether it merits recommending the county put in more stop signs or a traffic light.