Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-140

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 25, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Driver Loses Control And Crashes

    The vehicle was totaled and damage to the storage center is estimated at $20,000.
    • Sunday
    • April 24, 2011
    • Time: 4:40 PM
    • Interstate 275 and Busch Boulevard
    • Tampa, FL

    Driver:

    Roberto Santiago, DOB 03/12/82
    16201 Sagebrush Road
    Tampa, FL

    Vehicle:
    2005 Lexus

    Details:

    The 2005 Lexus was traveling southbound on Interstate 275 at a high rate of speed when he exited on Busch Blvd. and lost control. The light at Busch Blvd was red and the driver skidded through the red light, hit the railroad tracks and then became airborne and continued in into the Mini Max storage center located at 8891 North Florida Avenue. The vehicle was totaled, damage to the storage center is estimated at $20,000. The driver was transported to Tampa General Hospital with non life threatening injuries. The investigation continues.
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