MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- An 89-year old Bristol, TN. man is in serious condition after a crash Friday morning about 3:20 a.m., caused by careless driving says the Florida Highway Patrol.
Calvin Roard was driving a 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck with a towed trailer northbound on US 27 at Glades County Road 733. Suddenly, the front of the truck began to turn sharply to the right when Roard then lost control and the towed trailed departed the roadway.
The truck continued northeast on the northbound grassy shoulder of US 27 as the truck and towed trailer came to partial rest in a water filled ditch.
Roark was transported to by Glades County EMS to Lake Placid. Roark is in stable condition.