Saturday, January 12, 2013
The 27-year-old victim died from injuries, after being ejected from the vehicle.
A 27-year-old Land O’ Lakes man died after being thrown from a vehicle that flipped over Saturday at an Interstate 75 ramp on Interstate 4. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Stephen Wolfe was a passenger in a 2002 Ford Explorer driven by 22-year-old Lauren Kelsey Carter, also of Land O’ Lakes. Carter was traveling east on I-4 in the center lane at about 3:20 a.m., FHP stated. She changed lanes to the I-75 entrance ramp and apparently lost control of the vehicle, driving onto the right shoulder of the ramp. Carter over-corrected, and the vehicle overturned more than once, according to FHP. As the car flipped over, Wolfe and another passenger, Donivan Nelson, 24, of Tampa, were thrown from the vehicle. Wolfe, Carter, Nelson and a …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A tractor-trailer improperly changed lanes and overturned Wednesday afternoon, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Interstate 75 South in Wesley Chapel was partially closed for two hours this afternoon after a tractor-trailer improperly changed lanes and struck another vehicle. According to Florida Highway Patrol, truck driver Julio Rosario Alicea, 45, of Riverview was traveling southbound on I-75 when he decided to change from the inside lane to the outside lane. During the change, Alicea struck the side of a 2007 Toyota Prius driven by Thea Moore, 40, of Wesley Chapel. Alicea over-corrected to the left, then to the right, which caused his vehicle to overturn and strike the guardrail. The incident occurred around 2:45 p.m. this afternoon. No injuries were reported, FHP said. Moore also had a 4-year-old in the car. Alicea was cited for an improper …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
The three-car accident happened on U.S. Highway 41 Saturday night.
Update 1:24 p.m. Sept. 30: The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the 67-year-old woman who died as Patricia Ann Flanagan of Land O' Lakes. Earlier: A 67-year-old Land O' Lakes woman died after she was involved in a three-car accident on U.S. Highway 41 on Saturday night, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Another driver, 41-year-old William Hock, was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital-North with serious injuries as a result of the crash. The woman, whose identity has not been released, was headed northbound on U.S. 41 approaching Bell Lake Road driving a Jeep Cherokee, according to an FHP report. Hock was traveling in front of the Jeep in a Hyundai Genesis when he began slowing down to make a right onto Bell Lake Road. The car …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The accident happened in the northbound lanes of the Suncoast Parkway south of State Road 54 at about 3:30 a.m., according to the Tampa Bay Times.