Flomaton Man Airlifted After Hitting Tree In Century

April 11, 2012

A 20-year old Flomaton man was serious injured in a single vehicle accident in Century Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Steven Wingate was traveling west on East Highway 4 near Freedom Road when he he lost control for an unknown reason and struck an oak tree. The passenger side door of the vehicle struck the tree, pushing the door in toward the driver’s side of the vehicle in the 3 p.m. accident.

Wingate was airlifted by LifeFlight as a “trauma alert” to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola where he was listed in serious condition Wednesday night.

The Century Station of Escambia Fire Rescue, Escambia County EMS and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the crash.

Pictured: A 20-year old Flomaton man was seriously injured in a single vehicle crash in Century Wednesday afternoon. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.


22 Responses to “Flomaton Man Airlifted After Hitting Tree In Century”

  1. courtney on April 13th, 2012 5:25 pm

    Im praying for you.(:

  2. darleen nolan on April 12th, 2012 10:59 pm

    hopes and prayers from another relative that hasn’t had the privilage of meeting you, but hope to do so 1 day.

  3. Marvin & Dianne Moore on April 12th, 2012 8:17 pm

    Our prayers are with you tonight Stephen, just heard AND SAW about what happened. All I can say “son” is it wasn’t your time to go. @Tina, thanks for letting us know…we love you all.

  4. Annette on April 12th, 2012 7:28 pm

    TINA my husband done what anyone would of done. I’m still praying for him I hope he’s better and makes a full recovery:))

  5. TINA STUBBS on April 12th, 2012 7:16 pm

    Annette on April 12th, 2012 11:30 am I’m praying for this young man the wreak happen in front of my house my husband called 911. God bless him and his family )
    Thank you so very much you and your husband are angels whom saved my sons life ya’ll will always be in my family’s heart!

  6. Kathy Statham on April 12th, 2012 6:27 pm

    I am a friend of Gloria D-Tow who is a relative of this young man. My thoughts and prayers go out to Steven and his family. My prayers are with all of you in this time of need – Kathy Statham

  7. brittany c on April 12th, 2012 5:29 pm

    I love ya cuz! Get better_! I’m praying for you.

  8. Michaela W. on April 12th, 2012 3:16 pm

    I love you Bro….. Get better

  9. Annette on April 12th, 2012 11:30 am

    I’m praying for this young man the wreak happen in front of my house my husband called 911. God bless him and his family :) )

  10. Elaine Swayney on April 12th, 2012 10:12 am

    Prayers for this young man who is a distant relative (that I have never seen). I pray that you will heal and that you and your family will find strength in God’s comforting hands.

  11. Jim & Rosanne on April 12th, 2012 10:04 am

    Tina our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. If you need anything please let us know.

  12. Ursula on April 12th, 2012 7:31 am

    Prayers going up! May the good Lord watch over him and his family to help them all stand strong through these dark and scary times. I don’t know him but my love is endless and I hope thru all the friendly loving words to lend him the strength he needs to get through this. Bless you Stephen and bless all your loved ones as well!

  13. Sierra Wingate on April 12th, 2012 6:59 am

    I love you Stephen!!

  14. Jody & Kelli Hammond on April 12th, 2012 5:35 am

    Stephen you are in our prayers. Tina let us know if you need anything.

  15. wendy odom on April 11th, 2012 11:07 pm

    We are praying for the Wingate family! I hope he’s ok, we all know him, he’s a good friend of my daughters.

  16. hallie and family on April 11th, 2012 10:07 pm

    love you stephen! you’re in our prayers. i hope everything will be okay.

  17. Concerned Cousin on April 11th, 2012 9:33 pm

    Praying for you baby cousin. I love you to pieces!!!

  18. Ashley on April 11th, 2012 9:05 pm

    Praying for you Steven!
    Lord I pray for Steven and his family tonight. They are family to me. I pray that you lay a hand on him, be with him and heal him. I pray that you be with Tina and the family as they go down this road to recovery with him. Please watch over them all and let Steven get better soon. In Jesus name… Amen.
    God Bless and tons of love!

  19. TINA STUBBS on April 11th, 2012 8:49 pm


  20. Tyler on April 11th, 2012 8:24 pm

    That’s my friend! Stephen I hope you’re ok bro..I’m praying…

  21. WORRIED RESIDENT on April 11th, 2012 5:44 pm

    WOW!! I got home about fifteen – twenty minutes ago, and the state trooper was still there when I passed. Good job William, in getting the information out there. My prayers are with the twenty year old.

  22. Angi B. on April 11th, 2012 5:35 pm

    I do hope that this young man, will be alright.
    Thoughts and Prayers to him and his family…

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