Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-006

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 3, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Driver Rear Ends Stopped School Bus

    Driver taken to hospital after striking bus.
    • Monday
    • January 3, 2011
    • Time: 2:59 PM
    • Big Bend Road east of Highway 41
    • Brandon, FL

    Driver:

    Shelby Ann Bahret, DOB 2-18-91
    1102 – 1st Street, South West
    Ruskin, FL

    Vehicle: 2001 Hyundai Accent

    Driver:

    Michael Shulman, DOB 10-2-42
    10906 Church Street
    Gibsonton, FL

    Vehicle: 1995 International School Bus

    Details:

    A traffic crash with injuries occurred on Big Bend Road east of Highway 41 at the railroad crossing. The crash occurred when a school bus with no passengers stopped to clear the railroad crossing eastbound, as required by the school board and federal regulations. A 2001 Hyundai Accent was eastbound and failed to realize the bus was stopped and struck the bus in the rear. The driver of the Hyundai was transported to Tampa General Hospital by aeromed where she remains in critical condition with incapacitating injuries. The bus driver was not injured.

    The investigation continues.
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