CLEARWATER, Fla. – A 60-year-old Orlando woman was struck by a tractor-trailer in Clearwater Monday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
According to troopers, around 8:40 a.m., a tractor-trailer, driven by a 51-year-old man from Gibsonton, was traveling southbound in the left turn lane of 49th Street North at the intersection of 140th Avenue North, preparing to turn left. The 60-year-old pedestrian was walking northbound in the marked crosswalk of 49th Street North at the intersection. The tractor-trailer turned left under a green signal and collided with the woman.
Investigators say the woman suffered critical injuries’ at the scene of the crash. We will update this story if more details come in.