Fleming Island, FL (June 13, 2019) - A head-on collision left three people seriously hurt on Wednesday, June 12th. The crash was reported around 9:30 p.m. on US-17, near Town Center Boulevard.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol were called to the scene involving two pickup trucks. According to reports, a GMC Sierra was traveling northbound on US-17 when the driver veered into the southbound lanes and collided with a Chevrolet Silverado truck. The driver of the Chevrolet, 65-year-old Larry Tode, and a passenger, 66-year-old Connie Tode, were seriously injured. They were taken to Orange Park Medical Center in critical condition. The Sierra driver, 49-year-old David Pulliam, was seriously hurt and also taken to Orange Park Medical Center.
The Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate and charges are pending at this time.
About 250,000 injury accidents occur annually in Florida. Head-on crashes are among the most serious crashes reported in Florida. Head-on collisions often report in serious injuries or death to the victims and may be caused by distraction, impairment, or other forms of reckless driving. Our thoughts and condolences are with those hurt in this collision and we hope for a complete recovery.
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