Belle Glade Sun

Fatal car crash on SR 715

BELLE GLADE — A 60-year-old Belle Glade man died in a head on crash on SR 715 on Sunday, Jan. 29, according to FHP.

According to a FHP report on Jan. 29 at 3:03 a.m. a 2006 Ford Lariat driven by Juan Hernandez-Guillen, 17, of Belle Glade was traveling north on State Road 715 when he drifted over the center line into the southbound lanes and collided head-on into the front of a 1989 GMC S15 driven by Genero Ortiz, 60, of Belle Glade.

The 2006 Ford F250 overturned onto its passenger side as a result of the collision.

Reportedly Mr. Guillen was transported to Lakeside Medical Center.

Jose Carbajal, 51, of Belle Glade was a passenger in the 1989 GMC S15. Mr. Carbajal was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center via Trauma Hawk.

Mr. Ortiz reportedly was pronounced deceased on scene.