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Wrong Way Crash Causes One Fatality in Pensacola, Florida


April 05, 2019

PENSACOLA, FL – According to an online news report at wkrg.com, a person is dead after being hit head on by a wrong way driver who appeared to be intoxicated by alcohol.*

7:00 a.m. update

The Pensacola Police have indicated that the head on crash occurred on the Three Mile Bridge which was caused by a wrong way driver.  A passenger in the wrong way driver’s car left the scene of the accident.

6:30 a.m. update

All lanes of the Three Mile Bridge were finally opened once again after a wrong way head on collision caused the death of one person.

6:09 a.m. update

The Pensacola Police have indicated that a person has died in a wrong way accident on the morning of Thursday, April 4, 2019.  Police note that the accident occurred on the Three Mile Bridge.  Three others were injured in the accident.  Emergency personnel believe that alcohol may have caused the driver to go on the wrong side of the road that led to the fatal crash.  Police have noted that they expect the southerly lanes of the Three Mile Bridge to be reopened by 7:00 a.m.

4:30 a.m. update

A fatal accident caused the shutdown of the Three Mile Bridge in Pensacola, Florida on the early morning of Thursday, April 4, 2019.  The northerly bound lanes of the bridge were opened once again at about a little past 5:00 a.m.  The southerly bound lanes remained closed at this time.

There are no further details on the accident at this time.  The accident remains under investigation by local police.  There has been on word on the current condition of the three injured victims.  It is also not clear at this time whether charges have yet been filed against the wrong way driver.

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Source:https://www.wkrg.com/news/northwest-florida/breaking-major-crash-shuts-down-three-mile-bridge-overnight/1899507298

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