News: Two-car crash in St. Petersburg leaves 1 driver dead, 1 injured

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – One driver was killed and another injured after their cars collided in St. Petersburg on Tuesday evening, police said.

In a news release, St. Petersburg police said the accident occurred in the area of 4th Avenue North and 49th Street at about 5:45 p.m. Investigators determined that 58-year-old Wayne Hoyle was driving a Toyota Camry westbound on 4th Avenue North when he failed to yield and crashed into a Cadillac that was headed north on 49th Street.

Hoyle, a St. Pete Beach resident, was pronounced dead at an area hospital. The other driver sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.

Police are continuing their investigation, and said that alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by another person’s negligent behavior, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills and other expenses you have incurred. At Kemp, Ruge and Green, our St. Petersburg Car Accident Lawyers are dedicated to helping accident victims secure every cent of what they are owed in the aftermath of a tragic crash. If you are in need of our legal services, you can request a free consultation by calling us today at 727-853-6034 or responding in our online chat box.

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