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Sunday morning crash in Wilton Manors leaves SUV unrecognizable

An SUV hit a pole in front of the Wells Fargo bank Sunday morning in Wilton Manors.
An SUV hit a pole in front of the Wells Fargo bank Sunday morning in Wilton Manors.

WILTON MANORS, Fla. – A horrific crash early Sunday morning in Wilton Manors left an SUV unrecognizable on impact, shredding the SUV to pieces.

Only one person, the driver, was in the Ford Expedition and that person’s condition has not been released.

Wilton Manors police believe the driver was speeding southbound on Dixie Highway when approaching the Five Points intersection at Wilton Drive and NE 26th Street.

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The crash scene at Wilton Manors Sunday morning. It took two tow trucks to haul away all the debris.

The SUV smashed into a pole, which fell and hit the Wells Fargo bank on the corner.

Structural inspectors will have to survey the building to see if there was any damage that might make it unsafe.

NOTE: Local 10 News is working to find out more details about the crash including what time it occurred and the condition of the driver.

(This is a developing story. Stay tuned to Local 10 News and Local10.com for updates.)


About the Authors:

Parker Branton joined Local 10 News in January 2019 as a reporter. He was born and raised in Rome, Georgia, but now loves living on the sunny beaches of South Florida.

Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.