Man Critically Injured while involved in Truck Accident

CHARLOTTE FLORIDA- Florida Highway Patrol has announced that a man was critically injured while being involved in a crash at Port Charlotte during early Friday morning.

The crash happened as a 52 year old man was driving a Pickup Truck while traveling southbound on U.S 41 approaching the intersection of Mandalay road while facing the northerly direction.

At 5:38 A.M the driver of the Pickup Truck steered to the left and entered the paved medium. The left front of the aforementioned vehicle struck the rear left side of a Tractor Trailer. The Pickup Truck came to a controlled stop on U.S 41 facing a southerly direction while the Tractor Trailer stopped in the paved medium of U.S 41 while facing a northerly direction.

The driver of the pick up truck was charged with failing to drive within a single lane.

During the collision the driver of the pickup truck reported that he looked at his central console area.

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