North Port woman and 3-year-old boy seriously injured in Highlands County crash

North Port woman and 3-year-old boy seriously injured in Highlands County crash

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A North Port woman and a 3-year-old boy were seriously injured in a crash in Highlands County on Labor Day.

Troopers say 26-year-old Kessie Menard was driving east on State Road 70, approaching L7 Ranch Road, around 5pm on Monday when she crossed over the yellow center lines, colliding headon with a car driving by a 47-year-old man from Port St. Lucie.

Menard and her passenger, a 3-year-old boy, suffered serious injuries, as did the driver of the other vehicle and his 30-year-old female passenger, also of Port St. Lucie.

All four were transported to Tampa General Hospital.

Troopers say charges are pending as they continue to investigate the crash.

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