Four people die in early morning crash in Bay County

Bay County

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – Four people died in a three vehicle crash on County Road 388 Tuesday morning.

It happened shortly after 6 a.m. just east of S. Burnt Mill Creek Road.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a sedan and pick up truck were traveling east on CR-388 and a van was traveling west.

Troopers said the sedan went to pass the pick up truck when it collided head on with the van.

After the collision, the pick up truck then struck the sedan.

Troopers said the driver of the sedan is a Chipley man who died in the crash. The driver and two passengers in the van, all from Lynn Haven, also died in the crash.

The driver of the pick up truck is a Georgia man. He suffered minor injuries.

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Bay County Sheriff’s Office said a bad car accident has shut down W Highway 388 between Highway 77 and Burnt Mill Creek Road in Panama City.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol website, this was a fatal crash.

It happened just before 7:30 Tuesday morning.

The sheriff’s office said the road will remain closed until FHP can clear the scene.

Authorities ask that drivers avoid the area, and use Highway 79 to access Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport and Highway 20 and Highway 98 for East-West travel.

More updates can be found here as they become available.

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