One man is dead after an accident at a Bradenton intersection on Wednesday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Ross Edward Christie, a 79-year-old man from Quebec, Canada, was killed after his vehicle was struck by a car that ran a red light.
The incident occurred around 2:35 p.m. at the intersection of 34th Street West and El Conquistador Parkway in Bradenton and blocked traffic for hours.
A 28-year-old man from Pinellas Park who was driving a Ford E-150 southbound on 34th Street West failed to stop for a red traffic signal at El Conquistador Parkway, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The Ford struck Christie’s Lexus RX 350 as it traveled through the intersection. The Lexus then collided with a dump truck that was traveling in the lane beside it.
Christie was transported to Blake Medical Center and died as a result of his injuries.
The driver of the Ford suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash and was also transported to Blake Medical Center.
The driver of the dump truck, a 49-year old man from Bradenton, was uninjured.
The incident is still under investigation, and no charges have been filed.