All lanes reopen after serious crash on State Road 54

Pasco County

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) – A serious crash shut down State Road 54 in New Port Richey for several hours early Wednesday morning.

The crash happened on State Road 54 near Mitchell Ranch Road around 1:31 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a Honda Civic failed to negotiate a curve and traveled over a median into the eastbound lanes of the roadway, where it hit a Mack truck nearly head-on.

The driver of the Civic suffered serious injuries and was taken to Bayonet Point Hospital. Their current condition is unknown.

The driver of the Mack truck was not injured.

Troopers say debris from the accident hit an unoccupied vehicle that was parked in the median.

All lanes of the highway have since reopened.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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