Woman killed, 2 young children seriously injured in crash on I-95 in Cocoa: FHP

A crash is blocking the outside northbound lane on Interstate 95 NB at mile marker 202 in Cocoa on June 11, 2024. 

A woman was killed and two young children – a 1-month-old baby and a toddler – were injured in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Cocoa on Tuesday afternoon, according to Florida Highway Patrol. 

The crash happened on the highway's northbound lanes just before 1 p.m., troopers said. 

The car, a 1999 Toyota Camry, was headed north on I-95 when the driver lost control and ran off the road, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The car hit a utility pole and flipped over several times. 

There were five people total inside the car at the time of the crash, according to troopers:

  • Driver: 23-year-old man - no injuries
  • Front right passenger: 19-year-old woman - no injuries
  • Rear right passenger: 22-year-old woman - deceased
  • Rear middle passenger: 1-month-old girl - serious injuries
  • Rear left passenger: 2-year-old boy - serious injuries

All passengers are from North Lauderdale, Florida. 

According to troopers, all passengers, except the woman who died, were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. 

The children were transported to local hospitals with serious injuries. Their current conditions are unknown at this time. 


The outside northbound lane was blocked off for several hours on Tuesday afternoon, but the lanes have since reopened. 

No other details have been released at this time. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

This is a developing story.