Serious Automobile Accident in Lakeland, Florida

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A three-car accidence occurring in Lakeland, Florida sent a 61-year-old woman and her child passenger to the hospital. The woman was identified as Barbara Clements, the name of her child passenger was not immediately available. Although the cause of the accident was also not immediately available, the Florida Highway Patrol did say that Clements was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center after sustaining a serious personal injury to her head and was listed in critical condition. The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of State Road 542 and Reynold Road. If you would like to read more on this accident please see Three-car accident sends woman and child passenger to hospital.
Florida roadways are extremely dangerous, especially for children being transported along these roadways. Drivers need to be extremely aware of their surroundings on populated roadways. Many of Florida’s highways are congested and have a high amount of incoming and exiting traffic. Florida drivers should be aware of busy intersections, stay alert, use their safety belts and ensure proper child restraint is being used for all child passengers.

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