Dade City, FL (December 20, 2020) - Several people were injured in a multi-car crash that took place on Saturday in Dade City. The crash happened just after 8:00 p.m. on U.S. 301 near Centennial Boulevard.
According to the Pasco Fire Rescue, a total of five people sustained injuries in the crash. Two of the victims were children. One child was airlifted to the hospital while another was taken via ambulance. Three adults were also transported with unspecified injuries. There is no word on the cause of the accident at this time. Motorists were asked to avoid the scene due to delays in the area.
The crash remains under investigation.
According to statistics reported by NHTSA, a reportable car accident in Florida takes place approximately every 92 seconds. This translates into over 400,000 crashes annually throughout our state. Florida's roadways can be a very dangerous place for motorists, especially given the prevalence of negligent drivers on our roadways.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim in this Dade City car accident and we hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
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