Woman in stable condition after crash

HENDRY COUNTY — Penny Jo Sweeney, 59, of Moore Haven was injured in a Feb. 23 vehicular accident.

A Florida Highway Patrol stated that at approximately 8:21 p.m. a 2016 KIA Optima operated by Ms. Sweeney was eastbound on State Road 80 (Hickpochee Avenue), in the inside lane.

A 2008 Honda Civic operated by Alexsandra Obregon, 33, of Moore Haven, was traveling westbound and began slowing in the left turn lane of State Road 80 at the same time the KIA began traveling partially in the inside and left turn lane of State Road 80 causing the vehicles to crash.

The collision impact caused the Honda to rotate counterclockwise. The KIA came to a rest in the left turn lane and the Honda came to rest partially in the left turn and westbound inside lane of State Road 80.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

It was reported that Ms. Sweeney was transported by the Hendry County EMS to Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston. She was listed in stable condition from injuries received in the collision.

The press release stated that Ms. Sweeney was charged with failure to maintain single lane.

The accident was investigated by Trooper T. Parks, Crash Investigator.

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