Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-480

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 6, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Hit And Run Crash

    Suspect arrested after hitting a man riding a skateboard.
    • Thursday
    • December 6, 2012
    • Time: 12:09 PM
    • Providence Road North of Providence Ridge Boulevard

    Pedestrian:

    Jonathan D. Redding
    DOB: 3-7-83
    1229 Coolidge Drive
    Brandon

    Vehicle:

    • 1997 Isuzu Pick Up Truck

    Driver:

    Ronald Cineas
    DOB: 4-24-83
    1817 Sterling Palms Court, Apt. 203
    Brandon

    Charges:

    • Leaving the scene of a crash with injury
    • Driving while license suspended

    Details:

    The 1997 Isuzu Pick Up truck driven by Ronald Cineas was southbound on Providence Road when he changed lanes from the right through lane to the right turn lane for Providence Ridge Blvd. and struck the pedestrian Jonathan Redding who was riding a skateboard in the roadway in the area of the bike lane for Providence Road. The suspect fled the scene without rendering aid or calling 911. The pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to Tampa General Hospital. A citizen called the Sheriff’s Office when they observed the suspect covering the damage to the windshield and provided a description of the suspect. The suspect then got on his bicycle and started riding down Providence Ridge Blvd. when he was seen by a Deputy and detained. The suspected admitted to driving the vehicle and striking something on Providence Road. Cineas was taken into custody charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious injury and driving while license suspended.
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