Woman succumbs to injuries after Oct. 5 crash in Manatee County
UPDATED Oct. 11 with death of driver.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A woman driving with two small children who was involved in a crash Oct. 5 has died of her injuries, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.
According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, the 27-year-old Bradenton woman was driving north on 75th Street West. She entered the outside lane and hit the left side of a vehicle driven by a 66-year-old Bradenton woman.
The 27-year-old’s vehicle went into the median and hit a tree. Her car came back onto 75th Street and was hit by the front of the 66-year-old’s vehicle.
The driver of the first vehicle was hospitalized in critical condition; she died Oct. 7, trooper said.
The children in the first vehicle, a 1-year-old boy reportedly had minor injuries; and a 2-year-old had serious injuries.
The driver of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries.
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