Three people hospitalized after T-bone crash in Manatee County


Bradenton, Fl- A multi-vehicle crash in Manatee County sent three people to the hospital Friday morning, September 16th.

It happened around 6:30 a.m. at U.S. 41/14th Street West and Cortez Road intersection.

The driver of a Cadillac STS ran a red light going northbound at U.S. 41/14th Street West and T-boned a truck driver traveling eastbound on Cortez Road.

Both vehicles spun out and hit two other cars.

As the vehicle approached the red traffic light, the deputy, following the vehicle, attempted to stop him. The car ran through the red light and struck another vehicle. 

The truck driver was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, and two others suffered minor injuries.

The Cadillac driver was charged with running a red light and driving with a suspended license.