LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) — A woman died and a young child was hospitalized after a crash in Largo, police said.
Largo police said they were called to a crash in the area of Whitney Road and U.S. Highway 19 North around 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Investigators said a Nissan Altima rear-ended a Ford van. The Ford was stopped in traffic due to congestion at the time.
The Ford van driver and a passenger along with other witnesses told investigators that the Nissan Altima was driving erratically before the crash.
The Nissan Altima driver was taken to a hospital, where she later died. A young child riding in the Nissan Altima was also taken to a hospital. Officers said the child is doing well.
Investigators said it is not known if the Nissan driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
the Nissan was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.