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Two seriously injured in Beverly Hills crash

Two Citrus County women were airlifted to a hospital in serious condition following a car crash in Beverly Hills Friday night. The crash occurred at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and County Road 491 at 7:30 p.m. Reports from the Citrus County Sheriff's Office indicate that a 1994 Dodge pickup truck belonging to Armor Pest Control of Spring Hill and driven by Shari Lynn Price, 36, of Crystal River, apparently ran a red light. The pickup, northbound on County Road 491, was hit broadside by a car traveling westbound on Roosevelt. Price was not injured. The driver of the other car, Dorothy Nieman, 72, of Dunnellon, and a passenger, Mary Mathews, 56, of Beverly Hills, were airlifted to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, where they were in serious condition. A third passenger in Nieman's 1995 Mercury Cougar, Louise Tarry, of Dunnellon, was taken to Seven Rivers Community Hospital in Crystal River. Her injuries were minor, according to reports. Price was charged with violating the right of way. Blood was drawn and further charges l are pending the results of the blood tests, which could take several weeks, said a traffic investigator with the sheriff's office.

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