Two people critically injured in head-on Citrus County crash

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Two people suffered critical injuries Monday night in a head-on crash on a Citrus County roadway. 

  • 2 critically injured in Citrus County crash
  • Crash happened on US Highway 41 at East Live Oak Lane in Inverness
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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened on US Highway 41 at East Live Oak Lane in Inverness. 

A baby in one of the vehicles suffered minor injuries. 

Troopers said the crash happened just after 8 p.m. when a 19-year-old man attempted to pass traffic on US 41 on the inside lane while approaching the intersection. 

His vehicle, a 2006 Ford F350 truck smashed into the front of 1998 Chevy Silverado truck that was in the intersection making a left turn. 

The 19-year-old driver and his 18-year-old passenger, both from Inverness, were taken to Ocala Regional Hospital with critical injuries. 

The 57-year-old driver of the Chevy Silverado was not hurt. 

The crash remains under investigation.