PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – Two drivers were rushed to hospital Friday morning following an accident with a trailer truck in Punta Gorda.
Florida Highway Patrol said the drivers of the articulated truck and the van involved in the accident were rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The crash occurred on Bermont Road near Acorn Ranch Road.
The semi was traveling west on Bermont Road as it drifted into the east-facing lanes the pickup was driving, soldiers said.
The semi hit the front of the pickup and then slammed into a guardrail with wooden posts, a utility pole, and a private property’s wooden fence.