Update on Pedestrian Accident That Left 44th Street Closed for Investigation

Update on Pedestrian Accident That Left 44th Street Closed for Investigation

Travel was shut down for hours between 118th avenue and 122nd avenue on 44th street for the investigation of a pedestrian accident that happened on Wednesday morning. Pinellas Park Police Department ran this investigation on the accident that left a pedestrian in critical condition.

The accident happened when Jeffery Fountain failed to see 24-year-old Jenna Hopkins crossing the street and hit her with his 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. This vehicle was a client’s of the mechanic shop where he works. He was on the scene and cooperative with the investigation. Though they do not suspect impairment, the investigation is still ongoing.

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