2 semitrucks crash putting a man in the hospital

Writer: Paul Dolan
Published: Updated:
Two semi-trucks crash in Manatee County. (CREDIT: FHP)

A crash involving two semitrucks on SR-70 left one of the drivers in the hospital with serious injuries Tuesday morning.

According to reports from Florida Highway Patrol, a 52-year-old man was driving a semitruck west on SR-70, approaching County Line Road. A 73-year-old man driving another semitruck was trying to pass when the 52-year-old was attempting to turn left onto County Line Rd.

Two semi-trucks crash in Manatee County. (CREDIT: FHP)

The front of the 52-year-old’s semitruck crashed with the 73-year-old’s semitruck.

The 73-year-old’s semitruck then went off the road and overturned. The 73-year-old man was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

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