Friday, April 27, 2012

Hendry Crash Totals Vehicle

LABELLE, FL. -- A 1999 Chevrolet Malibu crossed the center lane on State Road 29 south of LaBelle at 8:14 a.m. Friday, causing a one-ton truck to leave the highway to avoid the car.

Jose Alfredo Cisneros, Jr., 19 of Moore Haven was southbound on SR 29 while Uriel Mendoza Rodriquez, 48 of Immokalee was northbound on SR 29. 

 Cisneros crossed the centerline of the roadway and Rodriquez swerved to avoid colliding. The left front of of the car struck the left side of Ford F-350 truck in the northbound lane. 

Post collision, Rodriquez encountered a blowout of the truck's right rear tire, then lost control, then began
to rotate clockwise in both the north and southbound lanes. Both vehicles came to final rest on the east grassy shoulder of the roadway.

Both drivers suffered minor injuries and were transported to Lehigh Regional Medical Center. The Malibu had $10,000 damage and the truck $6,000.

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