Auto crash injures two in Bradenton

MANATEE — A male passenger was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center after a single-vehicle car crash into a palm tree following a medical episode, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

The accident happened at 9:25 p.m. Thursday when the vehicle was headed eastbound in the 2000 block of 53rd Avenue East. The male passenger, whose age has not been released, suffered a possible broken jaw, the trooper said, he is listed in serious condition.

The female driver, whose age is also unknown, was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries.