News: 19-year-old driver seriously injured in SUV crash in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, FL – A young man was seriously injured when the SUV he was driving crashed on Landmark Drive in Clearwater early Monday morning.

According to Fox 13 News, the 19-year-old was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Suburban when he lost control of the vehicle at about 1:45 a.m. The SUV went off the road, flipped, and landed on top of a fire hydrant.

The driver was reported to have suffered life-threatening injuries, and was rushed to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Officials said damage to the fire hydrant caused a hole to form and a large amount of water and dirt were sent into the roadway.

Most of the lanes between Meadow Hills Drive and Eagles Landing were shut down while crews were clearing away the wreckage and debris.

Our Clearwater Car Accident Lawyers at Kemp, Ruge and Green are ready to help if you or a loved one have been injured in a motor vehicle accident. We can help you pursue financial compensation for your medical bills and other expenses after a crash caused by the negligence of another driver. Call us today at 727-835-8327 or complete our online contact form to set up a free consultation with our dedicated legal team.

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