Passenger killed in 2-car crash in Palmetto

Manatee County

PALMETTO, Fla. (WFLA) — One person died Monday morning after a sedan was T-boned by a vehicle at an intersection in Palmetto.

The crash happened just before 1 a.m. at the intersection of 27th Street East and 4th Avenue East.

The Florida Highway Patrol said an SUV was heading south on 27th Street East and came up to a stop sign on 4th Avenue East. The vehicle continued onto the intersection and hit a sedan that was traveling southbound.

A 64-year-old passenger in the sedan suffered fatal injuries. The driver, a 60-year-old woman, was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the SUV was not hurt.

It’s unclear if charges are pending. News Channel 8 is working to learn more information. This story will be updated.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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