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Four Car Pile Up in Suwannee County Sends 2 Adults and Child to Hospital

Car Crash
Posted at 6:30 AM, Feb 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 08:23:48-05

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Two adults and a child have been sent to the hospital after one driver failed to stay in his lane and caused a four car pile up in Suwannee County Wednesday evening.

The Florida Highway Patrol say that Joshua Palov, 29, of Live Oak was driving east with a 10-year-old passenger on Wednesday around 7:30 p.m., when he drove his car across the center lane of U.S. 90.

Russ Stamper, 33, was driving west on US 90 when the he and Palov crashed head-on.

Troopers said that a third driver, Peter Wallace, 72, was unable to avoid the wreckage.

According to FHP. Wallace's 1978 Ford RV ran into Palov as well as a fourth car. The owners of the parked were assisting with the first crash.

Palov and Stamper were transported to Shands UF Health for serious injuries. The child suffered minor injuries and was also transported to Shands UF Health.

Wallace and those in the fourth car remained unscathed.

Troopers say that Palov is facing charges for failure to maintain a single lane. He is also facing additional charges because neither he or the child passenger with him had on a seat belt.