I-75 And Kings Highway Crash Leaves One Critically Injured

Officials from the Florida Highway Patrol reported an accident in Port Charlotte on Kings Highway near the I-75 interchange.

The crash took place as sixty-nine year old Richard Honaker from Punta Gorda was northbound on Kings Highway approaching the intersection with Interstate 75, driving a Chevy Avalanche SUV.

At the same time sixty-seven year old Cynthia Hollon also from Punta Gorda was waiting in the southbound turn lane at the intersection with I-75 in her Nissan Versa.

As the Chevy Avalanche neared the intersection, Hollon attempted to turn left onto the I-75 on-ramp and drove directly into the path of the oncoming truck.

The two vehicles collided, one driver was in critical condition and the other driver was also hurt in the crash.

Two injured in Sunday morning accident

Two people are in serious condition at Lee Memorial Hospital after a car crash in Charlotte County.

Early Sunday morning at around 12:40 a.m Deborah L. Pierce, 45, of North Port was hit from behind on Kings Highway and pushed forward nearly 50 yards. PierceĀ  was driving a Pontiac and eas struck by a Mercedes driven by Antonio G. Posadas, 30, of Englewood.

According to an FHP report, at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday a 2012 Mercedes GLK-350 heading east on Kings Highway failed to stop in the left lane and hit a 2006 Pontiac G6 that was stopped in the lane.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol Posadas will face charges.