Pinellas Park, FL (July 4, 2020) – A Pinellas Park man suffered critical injuries after being involved in a multi-vehicle collision that took place at an intersection in Pinellas Park yesterday afternoon.
The crash took place at the intersection of 49th Street and 94th Avenue at approximately 3:15 p.m. on the afternoon of July 3rd.
According to a police report, Leonard Matthews, 56, was attempting to make a left-hand turn in his 2000 Toyota Corolla from 49th Street onto 94th Avenue when he collided with a 2003 Honda accord. The force of the collision caused the Accord to crash into a 2016 Maserati that was stopped at a red light.
Matthews was transported by ambulance to a nearby medical center where he received treatment for critical injuries. No other injuries were reported as a result of the crash.
Matthews’ current condition remains undisclosed. No further information is currently available at this time regarding the crash or its circumstances.
A police investigation into the crash will continue.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
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