Blountstown SUV accident involving a pickup truck leaves teenage passenger dead.
Pensacola, FL(JusticeNewsFlash.com)–A deadly automobile accident killed one man and injured five other people on Saturday, June 27, 2009. The Jackson County Floridian reports the two-vehicle car crash happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. early Saturday evening. Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) state troopers say the truck wreck occurred when a Ford F-150 truck suddenly spun into lanes of oncoming traffic. The truck was heading southbound on State Road 71, near Blountstown. According to Calhoun County roadway accident investigators, the vehicle was driven by 28 year-old James L. White Jr. of Leesburg, Georgia. Apparently, the truck went onto the shoulder of the road and spun out of control when White overcorrected. The truck swerved into a northbound lane and struck a Ford SUV. The SUV was driven by 40 year-old Sergio Espinoza of Blountstown.
Nineteen year-old Jose Cruz-Ramirez, of Blountstown, was a passenger in Espinoza’s SUV. Cruz-Ramirez was transported by a Calhoun County emergency medical services (EMS) crew to Calhoun-Liberty Hospital for treatment of his critical injuries. However, doctors and nurses at the local hospital pronounced him dead. The driver of the SUV, Espinoza, was also critically injured. Espinoza’s SUV had three other occupants. 53 year-old Carlos Garcia-Gabriel, 26 year-old Toribio Sascala, and 32 year-old Luis Sascala were all Blountstown residents and suffered critical injuries during the SUV crash. The driver of the truck, White, was also seriously injured.
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