Official Statement | Five Students involved in Car Accident | Ave Maria University Car Accident Five Students Involved in Car Accident Five students were involved in a car accident on Saturday, March 11 on Ave Maria Boulevard in the town of Ave Maria, Florida. The students suffered significant injuries and were treated at nearby hospitals. Two of the students have been released from the hospital, and three students are still being treated. Please join the Ave Maria community in prayer for all five students and their healing and recovery. There have been false reports of fatalities circling on the Internet. There is no truth to these reports. There were no fatalities. No other vehicles were involved. For up-to-date and accurate information, please email Susan Gallagher, Vice President of Marketing at Ave Maria University.