Monday, April 22, 2013
1 Dead In Crash - Passenger Critical
Tire Blows - Buick Hits Numerous Obstacles Killing Driver
VENUS, FL. -- According to the crash report by FHP Master Sergeant D. W. Taylor, a 2002 Buick was traveling eastbound Sunday about 5:07 p.m. on State Road 70 at Robert McGee Road in Highlands county when the left rear tire blew out.
Sean South Giles, 32 of Delray Beach, Fl. lost control causing the vehicle to rotate clockwise and exit off onto the south shoulder of State Road 70 when it started to overturn, colliding with a fence, trees, then a utility pole.
The vehicle came to final rest on its roof against a palm tree, facing in a southerly direction.
Passenger Sarah Lynn June Staley, 25 of Boyton Beach was taken to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition. Neither the driver or passenger were wearing seatbelts. It is unknown whether the crash was alcohol related.