Crash injures woman, 19


Published: Friday, January 8, 2010 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 10:36 p.m.

A Hawthorne woman was hospitalized with injuries listed as serious Thursday morning following an accident, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

Vanessa L. McCord, 19, was taken to Shands at the University of Florida while the driver of the second car involved, Nikki Triana, 26, of Gainesville, had minor injuries, according to an FHP release.

The accident occurred at 7:50 a.m. on Hawthorne Road at Southeast 27th Street. McCord was driving east on Hawthorne Road while Triana was going north on Southeast 27th Street, according to the Highway Patrol. FHP reported that Triana had a green light and was turning left onto Hawthorne Road. McCord ran the red light and hit the passenger-side door of Triana's car, according to reports.

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