Zephyrhills, FL (October 8, 2020) - A 22-year-old driver was critically hurt in a crash involving three vehicles in Zephyrhills on Thursday, October 8th. The crash took place just before 7:00 a.m. on Gall Boulevard near the intersection with Tucker Road.
According to reports from the scene, the 22-year-old was driving a sedan on Gall Boulevard in front of a pickup truck driven by a 36-year-old man from Dade City. The sedan slowed to make a left turn, however, the pickup failed to slow down and collided with the rear of the sedan. The collision pushed the sedan into oncoming traffic where it then collided head-on with a school bus. The sedan driver was transported to a hospital for treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported as a result of the accident.
There is no word on potential charges at this time. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
According to statistics published by NHTSA, a car accident in Florida takes place about every 92 seconds. When a crash occurs, the police must conduct a careful investigation into the accident in order to determine which driver should be held responsible. Nearly all Florida car accidents are preventable but for the actions of negligent drivers and many innocent crash victims will be hurt as a result.
We would like to extend our thoughts and well-wishes to the victim of this car accident in Zephyrhills.
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