September 30, 2023

A 93-year-old Villager was hospitalized after overturning her automobile at an entrance gate.

The Village of Dunedin lady was driving a crimson 2019 Toyota Avalon at 2:55 p.m. Saturday when she did not decelerate for a 2016 Lincoln MKC which was stopped westbound on Pinellas Place on the Village of Sanibel gate, in keeping with an accident report from the Florida Freeway Patrol.

The 93-year-old tried to take evasive motion, however misplaced management of her automobile, inflicting it to hit the curb. She drove onto the grass and hit an indication in addition to a lightweight pole earlier than overturning, throughout an try and return to the roadway, the report mentioned. She additionally hit the Lincoln MKC which had been stopped on the gate. That automobile was pushed by a 74-year-old feminine resident of The Villages. She was not injured.

This diagram from the FHP accident report reveals how the accident occurred.

The 93-year-old was transported by ambulance to Ocala Regional Medical Heart. She was additionally ticketed on a cost of careless driving. Her automobile was towed from the scene.