COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two people were seriously injured in a crash on 44th St. at Golden Gate Pkwy. in Naples just before 1:00 p.m. today.
The driver of the Ford Taurus, 80-year-old Christine Nunes, was transported to Physician's Regional Hospital where she is in surgery for critical injuries sustained in the crash.
The driver of the pick-up truck, 60-year-old Michael Crabtree, was transported to Naples Community Hospital with serious injuries.
A Collier County deputy on the scene said Crabtree was driving eastbound on Golden Gate Parkway, while Nunes was apparently making a left turn onto 44th Street SW. FHP said Crabtree failed to stop at a steady red light on Golden Gate Parkway.
The Florida Highway Patrol initially reported that one person had died in this crash, but has since clarified that both parties were injured, but survived.
Charges are pending.