LABELLE, FL. -- Penny Jo Sweeney, 59 of Moore Haven was eastbound on State Road 80 (Hickpochee Avenue) at Hardee St., in the inside lane driving a 2016 Kia Optima as Alexandra Obregon, 33 of Moore Haven was westbound in a 2008 Honda Civic at 8:21 p.m. Friday.
The Honda began to decelerate in the left turn lane of State Road 80 as Sweeney began traveling partially in the inside and left turn lanes of State Road 80. As a result, the left front of the Kia struck the left front of the Honda in the left turn lane of State Road 80.
Collision impact with the Kia caused the Honda to rotate counterclockwise. The Kia came
to rest in the left turn lane. The Honda came to rest partially in the left turn and (westbound)
inside lanes of State Road 80.
Sweeney was later transported by Hendry County EMS to Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston. She is in stable condition. Obregon had minor injuries.
Sweeney was charged with failure to maintain single lane.