Three-Vehicle Accident Leaves Two Dead in Pensacola, Florida
PENSACOLA, FL. – According to an online news story posted at nwfdailynews.com, a three-vehicle accident in Pensacola, Florida, left two people dead. Several others were injured in the wreck, according to the report. Authorities investigating the accident believe that it was caused by a driver running a red light at an intersection.*
The accident took place in the late afternoon on Monday, April 29, at an intersection in Pensacola. Florida Highway Patrol and NWF Daily News report that at about 4:30 p.m. that day, a 2003 Ford Mustang and a 2016 Nissan Murano were traveling south on County Road 453. The Ford was in the outside lane, while the Nissan was in the inside lane. At the same time, a 2005 Hyundai Sonata was traveling east on West Fairfield Drive.
At the intersection of the two roadways, Florida Highway Patrol says the Hyundai driver ran a red light. The Hyundai crashed into the passenger’s side of the Ford, which caused the Ford to strike the passenger’s side of the Nissan. Troopers have not yet said what factors might have caused the Hyundai driver to miss the traffic light.
NWF Daily News reports that the two occupants of the Ford died from their injuries. The driver was identified as a 49-year-old man from Pensacola, and the passenger was identified as a 22-year-old man from Pensacola.
NWF Daily News further reports that the driver of the Nissan sustained minor injuries. She was identified as a 35-year-old woman from Pensacola. In addition, the driver of the Hyundai and a 19-year-old passenger in the Hyundai suffered minor injuries, according to the news report. The driver was identified as a 47-year-old woman from Pensacola.
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