Stuart woman dead after crash on Dixie Highway
Martin County, Fl (treasurecoast.com)- A 47-year-old woman from Stuart is dead after a driver veered into oncoming traffic on Dixie Highway Wednesday.
Vehicle 1 was a sedan with male driver 46 yo and 47 yo female passenger. Vehicle 2 was a SUV. Driver 43 yo female with a 47 yo male passenger. Vehicle 3 was a pickup truck driven by a 24 yo male.
Vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on Dixie Highway when for unknown reasons, it crossed over the raised median into the north lane. Vehicles 2 and Vehicle 3 were traveling northbound on Dixie Highway. The driver of Vehicle 2 tried to avoid Vehicle 1 by swerving towards the right. The left side of Vehicle 1 sideswiped the left side of Vehicle 2. After impact with Vehicle 2, Vehicle 1 continued traveling southbound within the northbound lane of Dixie Highway. The front of Vehicle 1 struck the front of Vehicle 3. The passenger of Vehicle 1 was airlifted to Lawnwood hospital where she succumbed to the injuries caused by the crash and was pronounced deceased.
According to the report from FHP the deceased was not wearing a seatbelt.
This case is pending investigation.