One Person Injured After a Head-On Collision on State Road 54

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Erik Abrahamson, J.D. January 31, 2020

New Port Richey, FL (1/29/2020) – A crash early Wednesday morning injured one and shut down State Road 54 in New Port Richey. The accident occurred on SR 54 near Mitchell Ranch Road at about 1:31 a.m.

Florida Highway Patrol states that the driver of a Honda Civic failed to follow the curve of the road, traveled over the median, and hit a Mack truck head-on. The driver suffered serious injuries and was rushed to Bayonet Point Hospital. Their condition is currently unknown. The driver of the Mack truck was not injured in the crash.

Troopers shut down the highway to clean up debris and conduct an investigation. The road has since reopened.

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Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Car accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that car accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable.

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Source: WFLA

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