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Highway 29 accident claims one life
ESCAMBIA COUNTY - New information about a deadly accident in Escambia County over night.
Melvin Pryear was driving down Highway 29 just before 11 pm.
Florida Highway Patrol says he turned in front of a 18-wheeler driven by Standford Britts.
The vehicles collided.
Pryears passenger Albertina McCarty was pronounced dead at the scene.
Pryear was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola with serious injuries.
Britts was not injured.
Witnesses told troopers that both north and southbound Highway 29 had a green light, but there was no green turn arrow for Pryear.
Charges are pending.