GAINESVILLE, FL – A driver died after his vehicle was involved in a collision at an intersection in Gainesville on Thursday night, according to a report in the Gainesville Sun.
State troopers said the driver of a Ford sedan failed to stop at a stop sign at State Road 24 and Northeast 63rd Avenue at about 7:23 p.m. The Ford then entered the path of a Nissan sedan going north on State Road 24, and the front of the Nissan hit the left side of the Ford.
The driver of the Ford, a 62-year-old Tampa man, was pronounced dead after being taken to UF Health Shands Hospital. A passenger in his vehicle, a 44-year-old Gainesville woman, was listed in critical condition. The driver of the Nissan, a 29-year-old man from Gainesville, was in serious condition at the same hospital.
The accident happened in the vicinity of Gainesville Regional Airport.
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