OKALOOSA — A car accident early Sunday stopped traffic on the Mid-Bay Bridge for about an hour.
A Florida Highway Patrol press release indicated that at 6:39 a.m., Tampa resident Enrike R. Martinez-Orozco, 19, was traveling north in his 2000 Lexus as Brent Haywood, 44, and passengers Shana Haywood, 42, and Paxton Haywood, 12, from Niceville, were heading south in a 2017 Nissan Armada.
Martinez-Orozco drifted into the other lane, colliding with the Haywoods, according to the release.
Martinez-Orozco sustained minor injuries and was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
He was charged with careless driving. No alcohol was involved.