Two Young Children Injured In Car Vs SUV Crash On 75th Street West In Bradenton
BRADENTON - Florida Highway Patrol has announced that four people were hurt after being involved in a multi-vehicle crash on 75th Street West, in Bradenton Tuesday morning.
The crash took place as a 27-year-old was driving a sedan northbound on 75th Street West, in the inside lane north of the intersection with 34th Avenue West.
Also in the sedan were two young passengers, a two-year-old girl, and a one-year-old boy.
Also traveling north on 75th Street West was a Sport Utility Vehicle driven by a 66-year-old woman. The SUV was traveling in the outside lane in the immediate vicinity of the sedan with the two young passengers.
At 11:47:00 AM, the sedan left the bounds of the inside lane, and the right front of the sedan collided with the left side of the SUV.
The force of the collision caused the sedan to be redirected in the other direction, crossed the roadway, and entered the median where the car crashed into a tree.
After impact with the tree, the car continued forward, re-entering the roadway and the front of the SUV crashed into the left side of the sedan.
The car came to a stop in the northbound lane of 75th Street West, and the SUV traveled to a controlled stop on the sidewalk, just east of 75th Street West.
The driver of the sedan was critically injured in the accident, the two-year-old girl was seriously injured, and the one-year-old boy suffered minor injuries in the crash.
The driver of the sport utility vehicle suffered only minor injuries.
The report states that all drivers and passengers had been wearing seat belts or child car seat restraints during the accident.
UPDATED - October 11
Florida Highway Patrol released an update to this incident: the 27-year-old woman who was critically injured in the crash succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased on October 9th while under care at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.
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