An 8-year-old passenger was killed after a school bus was hit by a driver

An 8-year-old passenger was killed after a school bus was hit by a driver

An 8-year-old passenger was killed after a school bus was hit by a driver

An accident involving a school bus killed an 8-year-old girl. Troopers say she was a passenger in a car that slammed into the back of the bus in Citrus County. The crash occurred shortly after 3 pm next to a VFW. Investigators say the car crashed into a school bus that had stopped to drop off students. The bus had on its lights and stop sign but the 75-year-old driver of a convertible didn’t hit the breaks on time on state road 200 before crashing into the back of the bus.

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Lightning hits panhandle highway, sending a chunk through a truck

Lightning hits panhandle highway, sending a chunk through a truck

Lightning hits panhandle highway, sending a chunk through a truck

As a result of a lightning strike that struck Interstate 10, a chunk of road was sent into a truck. In Walton County, two passengers were riding in a Ford F-150 when they were hit by a large piece of road.

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Man killed when car is forced off road and hits Ruskin power pole

Tampa Man, 38, killed when car is forced off road and hits Ruskin power pole

Tampa Man, 38, killed when car is forced off road and hits Ruskin power pole

A driver crashed into a Tampa man, 38, trying to pass him, forcing him off the road and into a power pole. A 41-year-old Tampa driver passing another vehicle in the inside lane around 6:45 pm Saturday allegedly caused an accident, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The driver hit the victim’s vehicle’s right rear with his left front end. According to the troopers, when crashing with the car, the man overcorrected his car, causing it to travel returning across the southbound lanes, the grass median, as well as overturning and stopping in the northbound lanes. On the west shoulder, the 39-year-old, driving the second vehicle, hit a power pole and overturned. The driver suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

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84-year-old Tampa woman died after being struck crossing I-275

84-year-old Tampa woman died after being struck crossing I-275

During a run across Interstate 275 south of Fowler Avenue, an 84-year-old woman from Tampa was struck by a sport utility vehicle and killed, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. About 8:35 pm, a car carrying four people, including the driver, 43, from New York City struck the woman running east.

According to the Highway Patrol, the names of those involved in the incident were withheld because of its interpretation of Marsy’s Law, an amendment to the Florida Constitution intended to protect crime victims, but which omits detailed information that is readily available according to Florida Public’s Record law.

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26-year-old man killed in fiery accident on I-275 at Gandy Blvd.

26-year-old man killed in fiery accident on I-275 at Gandy Blvd.

Florida Highway Patrol officials say that a 26-year-old Tampa man died after he crashed his pickup truck into a car near Gandy Boulevard while traveling on Interstate 275. In a high-speed accident, a pickup truck slammed into a southbound car driven by a 25-year-old St. Petersburg man on I-275. After they left the road, the cars and pickup trucks went into the shoulder of the road where the car came to a stop while the pickup struck a light pole and tree then caught fire. The driver of the pickup died at the scene. One of the passengers, 22, from Tampa, was seriously injured. Minor injuries were sustained by the driver of the car. According to the Highway Patrol, information about those involved in the collision cannot be released because of its interpretation of Marsy’s Law, an amendment to the state Constitution that protects crime victims but omits information that would be available to the public via Florida’s public records law.

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15-year-old killed in crash on Gandy Bridge after DUI

15-year-old killed in crash on Gandy Bridge after DUI

15-year-old killed in crash on Gandy Bridge after DUI

A 15-year-old was killed Friday morning when an impaired driver collided with her vehicle on the shoulder of the Gandy Bridge. Police closed the eastbound lanes of the Gandy several hours after the crash. Authorities say 28-year-old Sebastian Gutierrez collided with an Infiniti on the roadside. A 20-year-old male driver of the Infiniti ran out of gas and pulled over to the left shoulder. Upon exiting his car, the driver observed what looked like a drunk driver swerving towards them. A 20-year-old man driving a vehicle with two 17-year-old girls and one 15-year-old girl had tried to warn them ahead of time of the crash, according to police reports. During the collision, 15-year-old was standing outside of the car and was killed. In the rear passenger seat of the vehicle, the 17-year-old suffered minor injuries. As a result of being pinned between the guardrail and the vehicle, the 20-year-old rear passenger suffered minor injuries to his left leg. Gutierrez remained at the scene and did not appear to be injured. DUI manslaughter charges were filed against Gutierrez after police discovered signs of impaired driving.

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Dale Mabry Highway crash injures one

Dale Mabry Highway Crash Injures One

Dale Mabry car accident

Police said a crash at W Spruce Street shut down N Dale Mabry Highway. According to the Tampa Police Department, one person was hospitalized with serious injuries. N Dale Mabry Highway was closed for several hours between W Cherry and W Spruce streets while an investigation was conducted. Traffic has since resumed.

At the intersection of West Spruce St. and North Dale Mabry Highway, the Tampa Police Department was on the scene of a traffic accident with serious injuries. Previously, the southbound lanes of Dale Mabry Highway were closed between West Cherry Street and West Spruce Street. As more information becomes available, this information will be updated.

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I-275 back open after deadly crash

I-275 back open after deadly crash

I-275 Car Crash

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, southbound lanes of I-275 near downtown Tampa are open again after a fatal crash. A truck was involved in the crash, which happened shortly after 3 am Wednesday. Troopers investigated the incident for several hours.The cause of the crash has not been revealed by investigators.

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Rider killed after being cut off by a driver in Hillsborough

Rider killed after being cut off by a driver in Hillsborough

Hillsborough County Motorcycle Crash

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a motorcycle rider was killed Wednesday afternoon after a car made a left turn in front of him in Hillsborough. On U.S. 41 at Miller Mac Road, the crash occurred at around 12:45 pm. During the incident, a northbound driver turned in front of the motorcyclist on U.S. 41, troopers said. Wearing a helmet, the motorcyclist hit the car. Police reported that the victim died at the scene. Both the driver and the passenger of the car, a 61-year-old woman from Ruskin, suffered minor injuries, according to police. As a result of how the highway patrol interpreted Marsy’s Law, a state constitutional amendment meant for the protection of crime victims, but that was also supposed to enhance transparency, the highway patrol did not release the names of the persons involved.

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Pinellas Bayway temporarily shut down following serious crash

Pinellas Bayway temporarily shut down following a serious crash

Pinellas Car Crash

One person was injured in a serious crash on the Pinellas Bayway Sunday afternoon, according to St. Petersburg Police. The accident took place near Leeland Street. Due to this, Pinellas Bayway’s eastbound lanes were temporarily closed. It has since been reopened by police. There is a fire rescue issue on the Bayway affecting westbound traffic, according to authorities. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

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