02/06/2012 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley
Suwannee County, FL — A head-on collision injured 11 people when a vehicle slammed head-on into an inmate transport van on I-10. The automobile accident occurred at 4 a.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2012, near mile maker 291, reported WTXL.
The Florida Highway Patrol reported that a 1997 BMW driven by Charles Glover, 59, was headed east on I-10, when it slammed into a privately owned prison transport van head-on.
The prison van was headed west on the highway at the time of the crash.
It is unknown at this time what caused the BMW to veer over into the westbound lanes of traffic.
The collision injured the driver of the van, Timothy Chappell, 26, and a front passenger, Di Do, 41. Do sustained critical injuries in the wreck.
Glover also sustained minor injuries.
Responding emergency crews rushed eight inmates to Shands Gainesville and Shands Jacksonville for treatment.
The following inmates were injured in the crash:
•Andrew Kemp, 20, serious injuries, taken to Shands Gainesville
•Johnny Odom, 33, minor injuries, taken to Shands Jacksonville
•Kevin Vance, 45, critical injuries, taken to Shands Gainesville
•Terry Futrelle, 24, serious injuries, taken to Shands Live Oak
•Ryan Schroder, 26, minor injuries, taken to Shands Jacksonville
•Lawrence Parks, 24, minor injuries, taken to Shands Gainesville
•Darrell Pelzer, 22, minor injuries, taken to Shands Gainesville
•Dennis Williams, 24, minor injuries, taken to Shands Gainesville
FHP reports that charges connected to the wreck are pending.
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