4 seriously injured after crash in Madeira Beach

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) — Four people suffered serious injuries in an overnight crash on the drawbridge in Madeira Beach.

Deputies say 21-year-old Jacob Peterson Jr. was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Corvette around 2 a.m. Saturday when he lost control, crossed over the raised center median on the Tom Stuart Causeway drawbridge and collided head-on with a 2004 Nissan Altima.

Peterson and his passenger, 29-year-old Jorge Arturo, suffered serious life-threatening injuries and were taken to Bayfront Medical Center.

Both people in the Altima were also taken to Bayfront Medical Center with serious life-threatening injuries. The driver, 49-year-old Ronda Chambers, was taken by helicopter. Her passenger, 37-year-old Jason Bean was taken by ambulance.

Investigators believe alcohol, speed and inclement weather were contributing factors in the crash.

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