Deputy On Emergency Call Crashes
SEBRING, FL. -- Dennis W. Williams II, a Highlands County Sheriff's officer was responding to a emergency call on State Road 70, one mile east of Highlands County Road 721 South when he lost control and caused a crash Friday about 6 a.m.
His 2007 Ford suffered $10,000 damage after colliding with Donald L. Highland, of Sebring driving a 1997 Mercury. Highland was taken to Raulerson Hospital with minor injuries. Williams had no injuries according to the FHP accident report.
Williams was traveling westbound on SR 70 and lost control as Highland was traveling eastbound on SR 70. Williams crossed the center line and rotated counter clockwise. The front of Highland's vehicle collided with the rear of the patrol car.