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MALE PEDESTRIAN, 52, STRUCK BY SUV, AIRLIFTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION
Sheriff’s deputies were investigating an accident Tuesday night involving a sport utility vehicle traveling eastbound on Saxon Boulevard when it struck a male pedestrian near Finland Drive in Deltona.
The SUV was then struck by a Ford F150. Both drivers were transported to a hospital in Orange City for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian was identified as Timothy Dixon, 52, a transient. He was flown by helicopter to Central Florida Hospital in Sanford as a trauma alert patient with critical injuries considered life-threatening.
Deputies were investigating the crash to determine who was at fault. It was unclear whether Dixon was walking in the crosswalk.
The accident occurred just before 8 p.m. More information will be released when it becomes available.
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