2 in serious condition after early morning crash in Ellenton

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Posted: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 11:34 am | Updated: 2:15 pm, Tue Apr 9, 2013.

ELLENTON, FL. - Two men are in serious condition after an early morning crash in Ellenton.

It happened Tuesday around 7:20 am at U.S. 301 and 51st Avenue East.

66-year-old John Perry of Ellenton was stopped northwest in the drive access at 5021 U.S. 301. 49-year-old Leonard Albritton of Duette was traveling northeast on U.S. 301 in the center lane approaching 51st Ave East. Perry failed to observe Albritton and turned left into the path of him. Perry’s vehicle ran into the side of Albritton’s vehicle.

Perry was taken to Blake Memorial Hospital in serious condition. Albritton was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital also in serious condition.

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