Two-car crash causes lane closures in Land O’ Lakes

Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – UPDATE 9 PM: Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that caused road closures in Land O’ Lakes Sunday afternoon.

According to FHP, the crash happened at 2:39 p.m. at the intersection of Ehren Cutoff, or County Road 583, and Parkway Boulevard.

Troopers say 19-year-old Abby Johnson was driving a blue 2014 Hyundai Veloster traveling southbound on Ehren Cutoff. 31-year-old Dawson Kleist was driving a silver 2011 Nissan Versa traveling northbound.

The two drivers were approaching the intersection of Parkway Boulevard when Johnson failed to see Kleist when making a left-hand turn and hit him on the front left of his car.

Johnson received possible injuries but was not taken to the hospital. Kleist and his passenger, 31-year-old Erica Yeager-Lombard, were both taken to St. Josephs Hospital North for several injuries.

We are not sure the extent of their injuries but know they do not appear to be life-threatening.

No other information has been released at this time.

ORIGINAL STORY: Pasco County deputies are warning drivers about road closures in Land O’ Lakes caused by a car crash with injuries.

According to deputies, the crash occurred at Ehren Cutoff and Parkway Boulevard.

The roadway will now be closed in both directions because of the crash.

We are not sure how long the roadway will be closed.

No other information has been shared at this time. Please check back for updates.

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