One Fatality In Crash At Highway 29 And Neal Road

October 19, 2020

One person lost their life in a two vehicle crash at  Highway 29 at Neal Road in Cantonment Monday afternoon.

The adult female driver of a Pontiac Vibe was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The crash happened about 4:10 p.m., and traffic delays continued in the area for several hours.

The Florida Highway Patrol is continuing their investigation and has not released any additional information. photo by Kristi Barbour, click to enlarge.


19 Responses to “One Fatality In Crash At Highway 29 And Neal Road”

  1. William Lingo on October 25th, 2020 3:07 pm

    Adding a red light will not solve the problem, people will still continue to speed, drive distracted and blame everyone and everything but themselves. The state highway patrol and county sheriff need to step up enforcement in that part of the county.

  2. Beth on October 22nd, 2020 6:04 pm

    This intersection needs a redlight! As for the Speeding on 29, it’s rampant!! Just a matter of time before someone is killed in front of Jimmys Diner. Its awful!!

  3. DeAnn on October 22nd, 2020 12:30 pm

    My prayers are for both families right now. We have no right to judge when we have all made the same mistakes, it just didn’t happen to us. We all need to slow down put our cell phones away (after all the life you save could be your own ) and live to see another day. Nothing is so important that it cost you your life. And this person that had the accident will have to live with that for the rest of their life. That’s something to think about.

  4. $ General Customer on October 21st, 2020 1:02 pm

    I’d just like to offer my condolences to the family, friends & co-workers of this lady. I didn’t know her personally but saw her regularly at the store.

    Praying also for the other driver.

  5. Lamar on October 21st, 2020 12:48 pm

    I don’t know if speed was involved or not, but from looking at the pictures of both vehicles, it appears to me that one vehicle had pulled out in front of the other vehicle and was t-boned. Sad situation all around.

    I drive with my headlights on in the daytime so other drivers can see me. I appreciate other drivers doing the same so I can see them!

  6. Noneyo Business on October 21st, 2020 10:17 am

    I like how everyone assumes speeding was the cause of this accident when it does not state anywhere speeding was a factor. You really shouldn’t make any comments about it until you get all the details. With exceptions of thoughts and prayers for the families involved.

  7. Connie on October 21st, 2020 9:41 am

    My husband and I drive that road daily back and forth from Century to Pensacola. People speed excessively, why post speed signs when none are obeyed. I have seen motorcycles going down the middle line between cars at high rates of speeds also. I have only seen enforcement on that road where trucks enter and exit while working on the gas line, it has become a real hazard the way the people take advantage of the good roads to see how fast they can run their vehicles.

  8. Rita Jenne-Ryan on October 20th, 2020 5:04 pm

    US 29 is actually a safe road, its the speeding and using cell phones that is the danger. There should be more monitoring on this major road. Many accidents at Kingsfield & US 29 are drivers running red lights.

  9. Rasheed Jackson on October 20th, 2020 2:38 pm

    First, prayers to the family and friends of the lady who lost her life. I do not know the circumstances or details, my comment below is referring to other comments concerning this srticle.
    Speeding is not a cause of accidents but is a contributing factor. The number one cause of accidents is distracted drivers, but we do not want to hear that. We are going to eat, drink, adjust the radio, look at the GPS, talk on the phone, text, and correct the kids in the backseat but we do not want to admit to that. Speeding increases the chance of a fatality and or serious injury. If you hit a brick wall at 65 mph you are just as dead as you would be if you hit it at 80 mph. The problem is at 80 mph you have considerably less time to react than you would at 65 mph. So, if you look at your phone for two seconds at 80 mph you have traveled 234′ verses 190′ at 65 mph. now factor in reaction time. If you are fast, and it takes you .5 sec to apply your brakes, at 80 mph you will travel 59′ before you start deceleration. So, at 80 mph a 2 sec distraction could cost you almost 300′ of uncontrolled travel. At 65 mph a 2 sec distraction would be 220′ of uncontrolled travel. maybe this why I see people on highway 29 traveling 40 in a 65 zone with their phone on the steering wheel. They are trying to be safe. Wrong! People when you are driving pay attention to the road and the conditions around you, your life depends on it!

  10. Concerned citizen on October 20th, 2020 12:44 pm

    Look people i get that people shouldnt be going over the speed limit.. I get it but its not the road that dangerous its.the drivers that drive on it every day.. Sheriffs office and state troopers arent the ones to blame for people speeding yea they should be there to catch them but they cant do it all at the same time.. The people speeding are stupid and not driving cautious..

  11. Concerned citizen on October 20th, 2020 11:17 am

    I don’t live in Pensacola, but when I do go, I dread every minute of it, the SPEED NEEDS TO BE INFORCED, people are going 60 in a 35 it’s ridiculously gotten out of hand, someone is loosing their life everyday on this road, the police department and state troopers need to team up and tackle this road to help save lives, people are to much in a hurry .My prayers go out to the young lady that received her wings yesterday, and that the family be prayed opon, in this tragic loss, I pray that you find comfort in your time of mourning. She will forever be missed.

  12. Billy Howard on October 20th, 2020 10:38 am

    WOW…so very sorry for your family…I will miss my friend and neighbor…you had a stroke in May and worked your behind off to get back to a normal life…and then this…OUR GOD needed you more I guess…RIP my friend and big prayers to the G family in the other vehicle

  13. Alan on October 20th, 2020 9:16 am

    I glance at this website daily and am constantly amazed at the number of accidents that happen on Highways 29 and 97. They have to be two of the most dangerous roads in Northwest Florida?

  14. Desiree Luke on October 20th, 2020 8:30 am

    I wanted to say my prayers sent to her she was an employee
    At the Dollar General right there where the accident
    Occured. She was such a kind hearted woman who to
    everyone who new her from going to that store she had an impact on she will be sadly missed and have a special place in our hearts we love you

  15. Virginia M on October 20th, 2020 7:16 am

    On Highway 29 and Highway 97 the speed limit needs to be enforced. We need someone monitoring that more closely. Maybe the sheriffs department doesn’t have the manpower.No one should be going 15 to 20 miles an hour over the speed limit. That happens very often on both these highways.

  16. KK on October 19th, 2020 8:24 pm

    Prayers to all involved.

  17. Adrian Enfinger on October 19th, 2020 7:09 pm

    Don’t know if it’s the case this time but I have witnessed many many drivers not stop at all at Neal rd and 29

  18. Robert on October 19th, 2020 6:05 pm

    Prayers to the family of the person called home.

  19. Brande Ann on October 19th, 2020 5:41 pm

    I pray everyone will be okay

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