Two people injured in single vehicle accident in Lafayette County

Incident occurred Thursday night
Posted at 11:36 PM, Jun 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-02 23:36:18-04

MAYO, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle accident on Southwest Van Buren Road in Lafayette County Thursday night.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, at 6:19 p.m. emergency dispatch received a call of a crash on Southwest Van Buren Road; a half mile south of Martin Luther King Road.

The report notes a sedan that was driven by a 23-year-old male of Perry, was traveling east on Southwest Van Buren Road when it exited the road onto the north shoulder of the road and collided with a tree.

The driver along with a 15-year-old female passenger of Mayo were transported by air to UF Health in Gainesville.

The report notes the driver sustained serious injuries, while the passenger sustained critical injuries.