Both drivers said they had green light before Manatee crash; FHP asks for help

MANATEE -- Florida Highway Patrol troopers are trying to sort out a two-car accident that occurred 6:38 p.m. Sunday in the intersection of 53rd Avenue West and 30th Street West.

Both drivers claimed to have had the green traffic signal.

The crash caused $5,000 to each vehicle, a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt and a 1996 Nissan Sentra.

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contract Trooper B. Fitzpatrick at 239-938-1800.