News: 2 hurt in crash after driver runs red light near Brownwood, police say


WILDWOOD, FL – Police in Wildwood said two drivers were hospitalized following a collision that occurred on Saturday morning.

According to the Villages-News, the incident happened in the area of Meggison Road and State Road 44 near Brownwood at 7:12 a.m.  Investigators determined that 56-year-old Judith Anne Cervini was behind the wheel of a Kia Optima heading north on Meggison Road and went through a red light.  The Kia struck the front of a Mazda Miata that had the green light while going west on State Road 44.

Cervini was taken to UF Health-Leesburg Hospital while the driver of the Mazda, 63-year-old Julia Ann Von Ah of the VIllage of Chitty Chatty, was transported to UF Health-The Villages Hospital freestanding Emergency Room at Brownwood.  Both drivers had head and neck pain.

Police found Cervini, a resident of the Village of Hawkins, to be at fault for the incident.

If you or someone you care for was injured or killed in a collision due to a negligent driver, contact the Florida auto accident attorneys at Whittel & Melton. You may be entitled to recover damages and compensation for your injuries under Florida law, and our firm will fight hard to obtain the full amount of the money you deserve. Contact Whittel & Melton today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

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