Sunday, June 17, 2018
Public safety

One critical, two others injured in chain reaction Seminole crash

SEMINOLE — A Largo man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after a rear-end car crash that also injured two others in Seminole.

The crash happened about 12:30 p.m. when a 2003 Honda Pilot, driving north on Seminole Boulevard, slammed into the back of a 2009 Corvette near the intersection of 101st Avenue N, Florida Highway Patrol officials said. The Corvette, which was stopped near the intersection, lurched forward and smashed into the back of a 2004 Mitsubishi, which was also stopped.

The driver of the Corvette, Dionisios S. Konstantatos, 65, was taken to Bayfront Medical Center with critical injuries, troopers said. Brianna G. Stone, 16, of St. Petersburg and Alexis West, 17, of Gulfport, who were riding in the Mitsubishi, were taken to All Children's Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the Honda, Samuel L. Weldon, 18, of Redington Beach was not injured, officials said. The crash was under investigation.

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