Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-343

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 12, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Serious Traffic Crash

    Two people are hospitalized following traffic crash.
    • Tuesday
    • October 11, 2011
    • Time: 12:47 PM
    • Sligh Avenue
    • Tampa, FL

    Vehicle 1:

    • 2000 Dodge Stratus


    Jacques Peterson
    DOB: 12/17/1988
    7805 Dana Michelle Drive, Apt 201
    Tampa, FL

    Vehicle 2:

    • 2002 Dodge Ram Pickup Truck


    Rita F. Butcher
    DOB: 12/22/1981
    7114 Lynwood Avenue
    Tampa, FL


    On October 11, 2011 at approximately 12:47 p.m. a crash occurred on Sligh Avenue just west of 78th Street. The crash involved a 2000 Dodge Stratus traveling westbound on Sligh Avenue and a 2002 Dodge Pickup Truck traveling eastbound on Sligh Avenue. The Dodge Stratus lost control while negotiating a curve east of 78th Street. The vehicle crossed the center line and struck the pickup truck. The Stratus then rotated and left the road on the south side striking a utility pole on the driver’s side. The driver of the Dodge Stratus received serious injuries and was taken to Tampa General Hospital. The driver of the truck received incapacitating injuries and was taken to Brandon Hospital. The crash remains under investigation.
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