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Palm Harbor Crash Injures 9 People

Tina Robinson2 years ago

A multiple-vehicle crash on U.S.-19 in Palm Harbor, FL has shutdown traffic in the southbound lanes on part of the highway while crews investigate and clean up the wreck. A report from 10 News CBS says 9 people were injured in the collision.

Details of the Multi-Vehicle Crash

  • The accident happened at U.S.-19 and Tampa Road in Palm Harbor, FL on Thursday.
  • A vehicle traveling north lost control for unknown reasons and crossed into oncoming traffic.
  • The vehicle struck two southbound vehicles.
  • One person was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries; a second person was also taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
  • Six people refused further treatment after contact with emergency workers.
  • One person was treated for minor injuries as the scene.

Florida Car Crash Facts

The following statistics about car crashes in Florida in 2011 are provided by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

  • There were a total of 227,998 motor vehicle accidents statewide involving 334,809 drivers.
  • 2,214 of those crashes were fatal and resulted in 2,400 fatalities.
  • An additional 181,654 people were injured in motor vehicle-related accidents.
  • Alcohol was a confirmed factor in 10,008 crashes.


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