FHP: Two people ejected from vehicle in Southport crash

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UPDATE: Monday, Nov. 1 (6:25 a.m. CDT)
SOUTHPORT, Fla. (WMBB) — An 18-year-old Panama City woman is in critical condition after a crash in Southport Sunday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened just after 8 p.m. on S.R. 77 near Scurlock Road.

Troopers said a 19-year-old Southport man was driving a Ford Ranger south on S.R. 77 near McCormick Road when he crossed over the grass median and hit a Honda Accord heading north on S.R. 77 near Scurlock Road.

After that collision, troopers said the Ranger then hit a Chevy Colorado that was also heading north on S.R. 77.

The driver and passenger in the Ford Ranger were not wearing seatbelts, according to FHP troopers, and they were ejected from the vehicle.

The 18-year-old woman is the only one reported to be in critical condition, while the others involved in the crash are said to have minor injuries.


Our previous version of the story is below:

SOUTHPORT, Fla. (WMBB) – Southbound lanes of Highway 77 near Scurlock Road were closed Sunday night after a three-car crash.

Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash around 8:00 p.m.

Troopers said a 1983 Ford Ranger, a 2015 Chevrolet truck and a 2000 gold Honda were involved in the accident.

Officials said two people were ejected from the Ford Ranger and one of them is in critical condition.

Around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday authorities said traffic would be blocked for an additional 30 to 45 minutes.

News 13 will report more details as they become available.

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