HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A Kissimmee man was arrested Thursday, accused of causing a crash that sent two people to the hospital.
The crash happened at 1:45 a.m. on SR-589 in Hillsborough County, just to the south of SR-568.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 45-year-old Ramon Rivera, from Kissimmee, was driving an Infiniti Q50 southbound in the northbound travel lanes of SR-589 when an Acura TL that was headed northbound collided with Rivera’s car nearly head-on.
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A man and woman in their 20s from Trinity were taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.
Troopers say Rivera also suffered injuries described as “minor” and was later arrested by FHP for driving under the influence involving serious injury.
FHP’s investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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