Saturday, January 13, 2018

John Hollingsworth Injured In US27 Crash

CLEWISTON, FL. -- According the the Florida Highway Patrol, John Hollingsworth 77 of Moore Haven was seriously injured in a crash Friday at 4:53 p.m. west of Clewstion.

Hollingsworth was westbound on US-27 near County Road 720, west of Clewiston driving a 1998 Dodge Durango in the inside lane as Luis Antonio Nazario, 39 of Orlando driving a Volvo truck with trailer, was eastbound on US-27 in the outside lane.

The Dodge traveled southwest into the median and Hollingsworth lost control. The Dodge crossed the grass median and entered the eastbound lanes of US-27. The left front of the Dodge struck the left
side of the truck, rupturing it's left fuel tank. The Dodge was propelled back into the median and
overturned onto its roof. The truck rotated counterclockwise and came to rest in the eastbound lanes
of US-27.

Hollingsworth was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries, The crash is under investigation.

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