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St. Petersburg crash ties up 34th Street-Fifth Avenue N

ST. PETERSBURG — One man was seriously injured and a child was hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 19 Monday, emergency officials said.

The crash, reported around 5:37 p.m., happened at the intersection of 34th Street N and Fifth Avenue N.

A pickup and a Toyota Corolla were involved in the wreck, according to St. Petersburg Fire Rescue.

Both vehicles were knocked on their sides, and one of the occupants of the vehicles was trapped inside, said Lt. Joel Granata, a spokesman for the agency.

The driver of the pick-up was taken to Bayfront Medical Center as a trauma alert patient, Granata said. A child also was taken to Bayfront and was listed in stable condition. Another person refused treatment at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by St. Petersburg police.

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