Hudson, FL (March 18, 2021) - Two people were killed in a Wednesday crash that took place on U.S. 19 in Hudson. The collision happened around 5:15 p.m. near Beach Boulevard.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an 81-year-old woman was driving southbound on U.S. 19 when she lost control of her SUV. The vehicle traveled into the median and struck a construction barrel before heading into the southbound lanes and crashing into a sedan. The SUV driver suffered serious injuries. A 52-year-old male passenger died at the crash scene. The 54-year-old driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Troopers have not released the names of those involved in the accident. An investigation is underway at this time.
Deadly car accidents in Florida take place about eight times per day. According to statistics from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, about 3,100 people died in Florida car accidents in 2019. This number has remained relatively steady in recent years as our state is consistently one of the most dangerous in the nation for motorists.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the families affected by this tragic crash in Hudson.
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