FHP Reporting One Fatality After Two Vehicle Crash
BROOKSVILLE – The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting at least one fatality, after a two vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Cortez Blvd and Ft. Dade Ave.
Fire Rescue arrived on the scene and immediately began to administer CPR to an elderly woman who was trapped inside her vehicle. Once the victim was extricated, she was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of the second vehicle was also transported locally but her injuries do not appear to be severe, according to sources.
Traffic in all directions have been diverted around the accident scene but sources says at least one east and one west bound lane will reopen soon.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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