5 injured after 2 vehicles crash into home in St. Pete

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — Five people were injured in a crash involving two vehicles and a home just before midnight Sunday night in St. Petersburg.

The St. Petersburg Police Department said just before 11 p.m., a Dodge Charger was traveling north on 16th Street South and a Ford Fusion was traveling east on 14th Avenue South when they collided at the intersection.

The collision caused the drivers to lose control, swerve off the road and crash into the front porch of a home on 16th Street.

Police said no one inside the home was hurt, but five vehicle occupants were transported to the hospital for treatment.

Police said a 36-year-old man and a 40-year-old man in the Ford Fusion suffered serious injuries but are in stable condition. A 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman in the Dodge Charger sustained minor injuries.

Police said the driver of the Ford Fusion fled the scene after the crash.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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