Clearwater, FL - Two Hospitalized in Car Accident on US 19
Clearwater, FL (April 3, 2023) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a car accident in Clearwater on Sunday, April 2nd. The crash took place at the intersection of US Highway 19 and Belleair Road.
According to troopers, a Nissan Frontier pickup was traveling southbound on US 19 when the driver ran a red light and collided with a Nissan Altima. The pickup then continued down the road and struck a light pole before coming to rest. Two motorists suffered serious injuries due to the accident, and two others sustained minor injuries. The two victims who were seriously hurt were taken to a local hospital. There is no further word on their conditions at this time.
Police are still investigating the accident. No additional details are available.
A traffic accident in Florida can change your life for the worse in just a matter of seconds. One minute you might be driving down the road minding your own business, and the next, you can find yourself suffering from serious injuries as a result of a crash that was not your fault. Each year, more than 200,000 motorists will be injured in Florida traffic accidents, with many of these collisions happening because of negligent drivers.
Our thoughts and well wishes go out to those who were affected by this traffic accident in Clearwater.
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