April 19, 2011
Vehicle 1 Driver: Mohammed A. Hossain, 19, Lakeland
Vehicle 1 Passenger: Charlee Force, 15, Lakeland
Vehicle 1 Passenger: Jordan Douglas, 16, Lakeland
Vehicle 2 Driver: Robert L. Madden, 73, Lakeland
Robert L. Madden was driving southbound on South Florida Avenue in a 2004 Silver Lexus RX3 when Mohammed A. Hossain made a left turn at Beacon Avenue in front of him. The front of Mr. Madden’s vehicle impacted the right side of the black 2000 BMW Mr. Hossain was driving, causing injuries to the two passengers in his vehicle. Charlee Force was transported via Bay Flight to Tampa General Hospital, and Jordan Douglas was transported via EMS to Lakeland Regional Medical Center, both are expected to recover from their injuries. Next of kin has been notified.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.
At approximately 6:30 p.m., Lakeland Police responded to S. Florida Avenue and Beacon in reference to a traffic crash. The crash involves two vehicles and there have been two juveniles transported with serious injuries. Officers have southbound S. Florida between Beacon and Oak shutdown for an unknown time due to a fuel leak. LPD is asking people to avoid this area and to take alternate routes.
Details of the crash are not known at this time. As more information is received, further updates will be put out.
-posted by Ann Dinges, PIO