Category: Local Updates
A 60-year-old Tampa woman killed a 15-year-old boy in Clearwater Friday morning with her sedan. The incident occurred along Bellaire Road, and South haven Drive at around 6: 45 a.m. The teen attended Largo High School. He attempted to cross the two-lane, unlit road and walked into the path of the woman's sedan. The teenager died at the scene. The[...]
A Sarasota man crashed his SUV into a garage Tuesday, August 23, 2022, on Webber Street in Sarasota, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The FHP reported the 64-year-old man went to the hospital following his crash. The man drove off the road and crashed into a garage of an unoccupied home.
A hit-and-run crash in Largo left a bicyclist in critical condition on Thursday, August 18, 2022. The Largo Police Department said the crash occurred at the intersection of NB Frontage Road at 142nd Ave. North around 8:15 p.m. Police said the bicyclist was heading down the north bike lane and passed through the intersection when an SUV made a right[...]
A train hit a vehicle in Pasco County on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. One person was taken away with serious injuries. The incident occurred at Old Lakeland Highway and Melrose Avenue, the Pasco County Fire Rescue said. Police and fire rescue blocked the intersection off for serval hours but reopened it back up as of Thursday, August 18, 2022.
The Clearwater Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a white hatchback-style vehicle that hit a bicyclist at Myrtle Avenue on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. The crash happened at approximately 3 p.m. at Myrtle Avenue and Jones Street. The bicyclist remains in critical condition at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. A white hatchback-style vehicle, possibly a Toyota or Hyundai,[...]
The St. Petersburg Police Department is investigating a motorcycle crash on Gandy Boulevard on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 9:25 a.m. A 27-year-old man was driving a Honda CBR1000RR motorcycle eastbound on Gandy Boulevard North in the median lane. The man drifted off the road, smashed into the guardrail, then continued eastbound on the shoulder for several hundred feet. The[...]
A 42-year-old Broward County man died after a driver hit him on a dark road Tuesday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The fatal crash occurred at 5:27 p.m. on 15th Street East and 55th Avenue Drive East. FHP said the man was walking in the dark without reflective gear to make himself visible to drivers. A 46-year-old man from Bradenton, traveling[...]
One person died in a three-vehicle crash in Sarasota County Monday July 8, 2022. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. The crash occurred Monday night along US 41 at Inlet Boulevard. A 47-year-old man, driving a Lincoln Town Car, quickly drove up behind a Honda SUV. To avoid crashing, the man swerved into another lane and lost control,[...]
A St. Petersburg man died in a chain-reaction crash involving six vehicles Tuesday, July 9, 2022, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened at 2:25 p.m. near 102nd Avenue and 97th Street in Seminole. Police said a 55-year-old St. Petersburg man either slowed down or failed to stop and crashed into the back of an SUV. The collision[...]
A 72-year-old Tampa woman died following a multi-vehicle crash in Osceola County Sunday, July 7, 2022. The crash happened around 11:20 p.m. on State Road 60 and the Peavine Road intersection. A 40-year-old West Palm Beach woman driving a 2012 Honda Accord eastbound on State Road 60 drifted into the Tampa woman's path. Both drivers swerved their vehicles to avoid[...]
A pedestrian died at 15th Street East and 55th Avenue Drive East early Tuesday morning in South Bradenton, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash happened before 5:30 a.m. as the man was driving south on 15th Street East, approaching 57th Avenue East. A 42-year-old man from Pembroke Pines was walking on a dark roadway without wearing any reflective gear.[...]
A collision near Bee Ridge Road involving a tractor-trailer and a sedan sent three people to the hospital Friday, August 5, 2022. The Florida Highway Patrol reported a 21-year-old man from Wisconsin received injuries, as did a 36-year-old woman from Wisconsin. A 21-year-old woman from Brazil received critical injuries. The tractor-trailer struck the sedan from behind in the middle southbound[...]
A FedEx delivery driver was killed in a crash Monday, July 8, 2022, in Hillsborough County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident happened at State Road 674 at Katie Stanaland Road, according to an agency crash report. The FedEx van was heading east on SR-674 when it crossed the center lane and crashed head-on with a semi-truck. The[...]
A pickup truck collided with an FDOT Road Ranger truck on I-75 in Tampa Saturday, July 6, 2022. The Road Ranger was stopped, setting up a lane closure to investigate a crash that happened. A Ford pickup truck pulling a large trailer was heading north towards the FDOT truck. FHP said the pickup driver didn't see the ranger truck or[...]
The St. Petersburg Police Department reported two teens crashed into a power pole early Saturday morning. According to the St. Pete Police, a 17-year-old teen was driving a 2013 Buick Rendezvous eastbound on 11th Avenue South when he drove off the road and crashed into a power pole. The 17-year-old was transporting two passengers, an 18-year-old boy, and a 14-year-old[...]