Three vehicles were involved in a crash that proved fatal in Largo, Florida
shortly before 12:30 a.m. on December 25. The accident occurred at 131
st Street North and Park Boulevard as reported by the Florida Highway Patrol.
Florida Highway Patrol identified a 51 year old man as the cause of the
accident. He was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Park Boulevard
in a 1998 Ford Explorer and collided with a 2009 Hyundai Sonata at the 131
st Street North intersection. A 58 year old woman was driving her mother
and father in the second vehicle. The woman died on the scene of the accident
and her 84 year old father died an hour later at Bayfront Medical Center.
The woman's mother is being treated at the center and remains in critical
The third driver involved was the woman's 23 year old son, also from
Largo, who was following his mother in a 2007 Sonata. He sustained only
minor injuries after sideswiping his mother's car and running into
the wrong-way driver in a head-on collision according to the FHP.
Cause of Accident Remains Unknown
The wrong way driver suffered minor injuries and was sent to Bayfront Medical
Center for care as well. An investigation into the accident is ongoing,
but the FHP suspects that alcohol played a part in the man driving in
the wrong lane.
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