Pickup Driver in Critical Condition After a 2-Vehicle Accident Near Southwest 17th Avenue

Police said emergency responders found a man in critical condition after an accident at the intersection of Southwest 19th Street and Southwest 17th Avenue.

Police said the wreck happened when a man’s truck collided with a woman’s SUV, then hit a traffic light pole near Southwest 17th Avenue. According to police, the man was attempting to change lanes in his Nissan pickup when he clipped the rear-end of a woman’s SUV.

Subsequently, the woman’s SUV spun out of control but came to a stop on the road; the man’s truck continued the road and hit the pole. Police said paramedics transported the pickup driver to a nearby hospital on life support, due to internal injuries.

Meanwhile, the woman driving the SUV did not sustain injuries, and she was able to drive away from the scene with only minor damage to her vehicle, police said.

Police are still investigating the incident.


Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash.  “This is a very unfortunate accident. We know from experience that accidents like this one can causes injurious consequences. Serious injuries can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved.  We wish all parties in the accident a speedy recovery and hope they reach out to an experience accident attorney.”

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