Joel Pedroso, Daniel Lee Kiefer Injured in Dump Truck Accident in Eagle Lake, FL

January 8, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Joel Pedroso ,Daniel Lee Kiefer
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Dump Truck
Eagle Ave
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck reportedly ran a stop light and struck a dump truck

Victims Transported To
Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center

What Happened

Polk County Sheriff's Office officials released the name of the drivers injured in an accident on US 17 at Eagle Ave in Eagle Lake, FL on January 8th, 2019. 33-year-old Joel Pedroso and 44-year-old Daniel Lee Kiefer were the two drivers involved. The accident occurred when the semi-truck Pedroso was driving allegedly ran a stop light where it collided with Kiefer's dump truck. Pedroso was hospitalized with serious injuries. Kiefer was hospitalized with minor injuries. The accident remains under investigation.

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