Unfortunately, a recent fatal crash on Tamiami Trail is one more example of just how dangerous the roads in Charlotte County have become. Drivers must be more cautious when on some of our busiest roads in the area.
Charlotte County Woman Is Killed In Auto Accident On Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte - Florida Highway Patrol has announced that one person has died after an auto accident in Charlotte County Sunday Afternoon.
According to the report, the fatal crash began as a sedan, driven by an 18 year-old-woman from Port Charlotte, Florida, with a 17 year-old-female passenger from Port Charlotte, Florida, were traveling south on Tamiami Trail, approaching a posted stop sign at the Intersection of Conway Boulevard.
Another sedan, driven by a 26 year-old-woman from Brandon, Florida was traveling east on Conway Boulevard, approaching Tamiami Trail.
The first sedan failed to stop at the posted stop sign.
This caused the front of the second sedan to collide with the side of the first sedan.
The 18-year-old woman from Port Charlotte Florida, in the first sedan, was transported to an area hospital with critical injuries and later pronounced deceased.
The crash remains under investigation by authorities.