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Woman Attempting to Render Aid to Car Accident Victims Gets Hit, Woman Seriously Injured

July 24, 2019

MANATEE COUNTY, FL – According to an online news report at, a woman from Palmetto, Florida who stopped to render aid to car accident victims was struck in a second accident.*

A woman who attempted to render aid to car accident victims is hit herself, causing her to be seriously injured, per the Florida Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred in the evening over the weekend close to the intersection of United States Highway 301 and 30thAvenue East in the vicinity of Samoset in Manatee County. 

A Honda Accord was involved in an accident and was stopped in the right lane of United States Highway 301.  A 32-year-old woman who was not involved in the accident went to the left side of the disabled vehicle to see whether the driver and passengers were injured.  As she was talking with the accident victims, a Dodge Ram going northbound in the right lane of United States Highway 301 slammed into the right side of the Honda.  The accident caused the disabled Honda to hit into the woman, causing her to be thrown onto a grassy area at the northwest corner of the intersection.  As a result, she sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.  The driver of the Honda, a 28-year-old from Parrish, Florida, sustained minor injuries and was also transported to a local hospital.  The 27-year-man from Parrish, Florida who was driving the Dodge pickup truck was not injured.  However, his passenger sustained minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.  

There are no further details on the accident at this time. The status of the injured parties is currently unknown. The accident remains under investigation by local police.

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