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Five Year Old is Ejected From Vehicle in Bayonet Point, Florida

June 18, 2019

BAYONET POINT, FL – According to an online news report at, a woman from New Port Richey is facing charges after running a red light that ultimately led to a traffic accident.

The woman, aged twenty five, is facing charges of two counts of felony child neglect and running a red light.  During the accident, a five year old boy was thrown from the Jeep Grand Cherokee that the woman was driving at the time of the crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.  Emergency medical personnel quickly rushed the injured boy as a “trauma alert” following the accident that occurred at the intersection of Little and Hudson Road in Bayonet Point, Florida.  

Per the Florida Highway Patrol, the Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by the woman slammed into a Kia Optima in the late afternoon earlier this week.  The police accident report indicates that the boy who was ejected from the vehicle had been seated in the vehicle’s rear middle seat.

The woman was transporting her four children in the jeep, which included a nine month year old, a one year old, a five year old and an eight year old. Following the accident, the woman indicated to police that she does not recall what occurred during the accident. 

Emergency personnel transported the woman and all of her children to St. Joseph’s Main Hospital. They also transported the 25 year old driver of the Kia to an area hospital for treatment.

The current status of the woman and her children are not known at this time.  The status of the Kia driver is also unknown.  There are no further details on the accident.  The crash remains under investigation by the local police.

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