Woman dead, another critical after being struck by taxi - FOX 35 News Orlando

Woman dead, another critical after being struck by taxi

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A woman has died an another is in critical condition after being struck by a taxi cab near Orlando International Airport late Monday night.

The women were trying to cross South Orange Blossom Trail at Landstreet Road just after 11:30 p.m. when they traveled into the path of a Big Apple cab traveling south and were hit, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Ada Burgos Vazquez, 53, of Orlando died at the scene, troopers said. The 45-year-old injured woman, whom troopers have not identified, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center.

The women were not in a crosswalk, the FHP said.

The cab driver, Nelson Diaz, 55, of Orlando pulled into a 7-Eleven at the intersection to wait for emergency responders and was visibly distraught at the scene.

The crash is under investigation.

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