Monday, December 11, 2017
Public safety

Crash in St. Petersburg injures one, flips vehicle

ST. PETERSBURG — A crash on Central Avenue Tuesday morning ended with an overturned car and minor injuries.

Lily Gayton, 16, was driving her white Cadillac east on Central Avenue. As she went to make a left turn, a white Explorer driving west ran into her.

The accident happened at the intersection of Pasadena Avenue S, according to St. Petersburg police.

Gayton's vehicle overturned, landing on its hood. She wasn't hurt.

The driver of the Explorer, 39-year-old William Dunn, was taken to Palms of Pasadena Hospital with slight injuries, police said.

The Cadillac had about $15,000 worth of damage, and the Explorer had about $5,000 worth of damage.

Gayton was cited for not yielding to the other vehicle when she was turning.

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