Live Oak — One person died this afternoon from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident involving a semi truck and trailer and a car at the intersection of SR 49 and 216th Street in southern Suwannee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
According to FHP at the scene, witnesses say the driver of a car was traveling eastbound on 216th Street in a four-door sedan around 2:13 p.m. and slowed at the stop sign but continued through into the intersection. A semi truck with trailer was traveling southbound on SR 49 and impacted the car on the drivers’ side. The sedan came to rest facing north in a vacant parking lot on the east side of the road. The semi truck with trailer came to a final rest in the ditch, facing south on the east side of the road.
The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital but later died from injuries sustained in the wreck. The driver of the semi did not sustain any injuries.
The accident is currently under investigation.