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Multiple people seriously injured after vehicle crashes into Clearwater residence

Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue are on scene of a crash with multiple victims with serious and or critical injuries.

Paramedic treat the injured occupants of the vehicle

The call came in at 4:18 a.m. at 16 N. Highland Ave after a 2006 Pontiac G6 crashed into a residence.

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Some of the victims had to be extricated from the wreckage by firefighters. The residents were away at the time the home was struck. Crews from the technical rescue team were also dispatched to the scene to prevent collapse of the home.

Due to poor weather conditions, medical helicopters were unable to fly. Four patients were transported to local hospitals as trauma alerts. All four suffered serious or critical injuries, according to police.

Photo of the Pontiac after removed from inside the home

The driver has been identified as 24 year-old Aaron Jackson.

The passengers in the car were 21 year-old Brittania Hawk, 32 year-old Yancy Perry, and
20 year-old Desyre Thomas. Jackson and Perry were transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital, while Hawk and Thomas were taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

Earlier live video from the scene

crews working to prevent collapse of structure

Video from the scene of the crash

Video from the scene of the crash

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