Three drivers injured in four vehicle wreck

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Three drivers are recovering from injuries following a four vehicle wreck in Panama City.

The accident shut down Highway 231 at Pinetree Road for about two hours Friday night.

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers said William Wood, 88, of Panama City violated another driver's right of way of when he tried to cross the highway from Pinetree Road in a Ford F-150.

Wood hit the driver's side of a GMC Sierra, driven by Edgar Monk, 53, of Alford. After the initial collision, the truck continued north in the southbound lane and was hit by a Pontiac Grand Am, driven by Mohammad Musa, 19, of Panama City, according to a crash report.

A fourth driver Edmond Chery, 47, of Lehigh Acres avoided the crash in his Toyota Camry but ended up in a ditch.

Wood was transported to Bay Medical Sacred Heart in critical condition.

Monk and Musa sustained minor to serious injuries.

Troopers cited Wood for failure to yield the right of way.


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