Man discharged from Kissimmee hospital run over, killed

in Kissimmee News & Events


KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A 56-year-old Orlando man who had just been discharged from AdventHealth Kissimmee was fatally struck by a van and run over by another vehicle that left the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal crash was reported at 12:15 a.m. on Orange Blossom Trail near Hilda Street in Kissimmee.

According to the FHP, the man, who was using a walker, entered the southbound lanes and walked into the direct path of a 2014 Chrysler van driven by an 80-year-old Kissimmee man.

The pedestrian was struck by the van and thrown into the northbound lanes, where he was run over by another vehicle, which didn’t stop, troopers said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the FHP.