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Two in critical condition after McMullen Booth Road crash in Palm Harbor

Another motorist also has serious injuries sustained from the crash.
The damage after an SUV and a sedan crashed Friday morning on McMullen Booth Road in Palm Harbor.
The damage after an SUV and a sedan crashed Friday morning on McMullen Booth Road in Palm Harbor. [ Florida Highway Patrol ]
Published Jul. 23

A man and a woman were critically injured in a crash about 7:35 a.m. Friday on McMullen Booth Road in Palm Harbor, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said.

The woman, 79, was driving a sport utility vehicle north on McMullen Booth Road with a man, 84, as the passenger. As they were just south of Tampa Road, a 21-year-old woman driving a car north on the same road crossed over the raised median and crashed nearly head-on into the SUV, troopers said.

The two cars rotated after the crash and the car stopped against the outside shoulder guardrail while the SUV stopped in the center northbound lanes of McMullen Booth Road, troopers said.

The 79-year-old woman and 84-year-old man are in critical condition. The 21-year-old woman had serious injuries.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.