Teen flown to hospital with ‘life threatening’ injuries after crash, Melbourne police say

Police: Car blew through a red light, slamming into two vehicles

File photo.
File photo.

MELBOURNE, Fla. – A teen is in the hospital with what police call life-threatening injuries after crash in Melbourne Monday evening.

The wreck happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Aurora Road and Croton Road.

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Melbourne police said officers were at the intersection at the time of the crash but were not involved in the wreck. According to a news release, the officers saw a car blow through a red light and slam into two vehicles traveling southbound of Croton Road.

One of those vehicles then hit a bicyclist who was in the crosswalk of Aurora Road, records show.

The teen who was flown to the hospital was a passenger in one of the vehicles, but police have not said which vehicle.

According to the release, drugs and alcohol are not a factor in this wreck, which remains under investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information about the wreck to call (321) 608-6612.


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