A traffic fatality has occurred on Highway 53 North near Rocky Springs Missionary Baptist Church. According to people at the scene, it appears that the driver failed to negotiate a curve and ran into the ditch. Please keep the family and friends of the victim (unidentified at this time) in your prayers.
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Two football players from the University of Florida in Gainesville were involved in a traffic crash on I-10 in Madison County.
On Sunday, August 28, around 2:30 p.m., the vehicle the players were driving left the roadway heading east bound at the 246 mile marker. The car hit small trees and bushes in the median. Jon Halapio and Earl Okine were checked out by Madison County EMS at the scene. Also assisting were New Home Fire and Rescue, Florida Highway Patrol and Greenville Fire and Rescue.
By Fran Hunt
Special to Greene Publishing, Inc.
Four Monticello residents, including two children, were injured in a two-vehicle crash west of Greenville Tuesday night.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Tametra Crumity, 28, of Monticello, was driving a 2003 Ford SUV, traveling west on US-90 west of Greenville, at 10:30 p.m. February 22. In the front seat as a passenger was Michael Crumity, 29, of Monticello and as passengers in the back were a three-year old and nine-year-old child, both from Monticello.
Terrivo Hobbs, 30, of Thomasville, Ga., was driving a 2000 Plymouth four-door, traveling east on US-90.
For unknown reasons, Crumity, ran off the roadway, entering the north shoulder. She aggressively steered to the left and the vehicle began a counterclockwise rotation as it crossed both lanes of travel. Terrivo’s vehicle struck Crumity’s vehicle with the front of the Plymouth.
The SUV was struck on its right side and Terrivo’s vehicle rotated in a clockwise direction, coming to a rest facing south, partially in the east travel lane and on the south grassy shouder.
Crumity’s vehicle rolled over Terrivo’s vehicle, coming to a rest on its right side, facing east in a ditch on the south side of the road.
The two adult Crumitys were seriously injured, as was the three-year old. The nine year old sustained minor injuries. All four were transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Terrivo was seriously injured and transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries.
All five involved were wearing seatbelts.
Crumity’s vehicle sustained $9,500 in damage and Terrivo’s vehicle sustained $4,800 in damage.
Charges in the crash are pending further investigation. FHP did not deem the crash to be alcohol-related.
Assisting FHP on the scene were Madison Fire and Rescue, Madison County EMS and deputies of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.