Woman hospitalized after crash involving PSTA trolley

St. Pete police say a crash between a minivan and a PSTA trolley sent one person to the hospital.

The collision occurred just after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of 16th Street North and Central Avenue. 

A woman in her 70s was the driver of a Chrysler Pacifica and was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

According to police, the female driver was traveling southbound on 16th Street North and drove through a red light at Central Avenue.

That's when the trolley, which was heading westbound on Central and had a green light, struck the driver's side of the Chrysler.

Investigators said the woman suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and remains hospitalized.