CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – Two people have been hospitalized and two others were injured following a serious two-car crash in Clearwater.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on Sunday evening at the intersection of Belleair Road and US-19.
FHP stated that a Nissan Frontier Pickup was traveling southbound on US-19 when the driver ran a “steady red light.” As the pickup entered the intersection, a Nissan Altima sedan was traveling southbound on US-19, turning to go west onto Belleair Rd. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
Officials said the front portion of the pickup struck the front of the sedan. Upon impact, the pickup continued to travel down the road and struck a light pole located at the southeast corner of the intersection, where it came to its final rest.
The sedan came to a final stop at the intersection. FHP said two people were seriously injured and two others sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash.
This is a developing story that will be updated with information as we receive it.