Pinellas County, FL (August 2, 2020) - A man from Holiday was killed and a woman was seriously hurt following a two-car accident on Saturday, August 1st. The crash took place on Anclote Boulevard near the intersection with Blue Marlin Boulevard just before 11:00 a.m.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 76-year-old man was driving a sedan southbound on Blue Marlin around 10:55 a.m. when he came to a stop sign at the intersection with Anclote Boulevard. The man failed to stop or failed to yield to oncoming traffic and made a right turn onto Anclote. As he turned, his car struck a sedan driven by a 20-year-old Holiday woman. The man suffered critical injuries and was killed in the crash. The woman was seriously hurt and rushed to a local hospital in an unknown condition. Neither of the drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision and neither has been identified.
An investigation into the crash remains ongoing. There is no additional information available at this time.
Serious car accidents occur every day, multiple times per day on Florida's roadways. In the aftermath of a crash, it is common to feel confused, anxious, and overwhelmed. Car accident victims may find themselves facing a long road to recovery including complicated and extensive medical treatment such as surgeries and rehabilitation. It is also common to experience the loss of income and tremendous pain and suffering. Negligent drivers are responsible for many Florida car accidents and each crash must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause.
We offer our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this car accident in Pinellas County.
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