Crash sends Two People to Hospital

Two people were hospitalized Saturday following a crash on Lucerne Park Road in Winter Haven, police said. The crash happened about 11:40 a.m. Charles Evans, 53, was headed north on Lucerne Park Road when his 2007 Chevrolet truck drifted into the southbound lane, according to Winter Haven Police Department. He struck the rear left of a car driven by Alexis Perez, 27, who was able to drive off the road.
Evans’ truck hit another car driven by Elizabeth Warren, causing it to spin and land off the road, police said. Evans’ truck came to rest about 200 feet from the initial crash.
Addresses of those involved in the crash were not available immediately.
Evans and Warren were flown to Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Their condition was not known at press time. Perez had minor injuries, police said. The crash remains under investigation.
Lakeland Ledger
Polk County
May 29, 2011