Mid-Bay Bridge crash sends two Niceville residents to hospital with serious injuries

Sierra Rains
Northwest Florida Daily News
First responders arrive on the scene of a head-on collision Monday on the Mid-Bay Bridge. Two Niceville residents were taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center to be treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Two Niceville residents were injured in a head-on collision that shut down the Mid-Bay Bridge for about two hours Monday, according to a report by the Florida Highway Patrol. 

A 1999 Nissan Pathfinder was nearing the toll plaza traveling north on the Mid-Bay Bridge. About 2:57 p.m., a 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander approaching from the south crossed into the northbound lane. 

First responders arrive on the scene of a head-on collision Monday on the Mid-Bay Bridge. Two Niceville residents were taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center to be treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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The vehicles collided head-on, FHP reported. Both drivers, a 65-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, were taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center to be treated for injuries that were serious but not life-threatening. 

The bridge was closed to traffic for about two hours while investigators were on scene.