U.S. 41 crash in Manatee County injures 6


Six people were injured, four of them seriously, in a crash Tuesday morning August 16th, on U.S. 41, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened shortly after 8 a.m. at 68th Street West. Investigators say a pickup truck was heading south on the inside lane of U.S. 41. when it entered the path of an SUV traveling north. The two vehicles collided and stopped inside the intersection.

Of the five people in the pickup, four sustained seriously injured. The single occupant of the SUV and the passengers in the pickup were transported to area hospitals.