Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-081

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 21, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Three Vehicle Traffic Crash

    A semi tractor trailer traveled through a chain link fence into the back yard of a residence.
    • Thursday
    • February 21, 2013
    • Time: 12:36 PM
    • 78th Street and Madison Avenue

    Vehicle:

    • 1999 Volvo Tractor Trailer

    Driver/Owner/Operator:

    David Flint
    DOB: 10-8-57
    4663 56th Avenue North
    St. Petersburg
    Citation: Running Red Light

    Vehicle:

    • 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

    Driver:

    Carol Browning
    DOB: 3-20-40
    7014 50th Avenue South
    Tampa
    Transported to Tampa General Hospital

    Vehicle:

    • 2005 Osh Kosh Cement Truck “Cemex”

    Driver:

    Thomas Rhoden
    DOB: 1-8-67
    10406 Richardson Street
    Gibsonton

    Details:

    On February 21, 2013 at approximately 12:36 p.m., Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office responded to a traffic crash at 78th street and Madison avenue. A semi tractor trailer was traveling southbound on 78th street, ran the red light and struck a 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo that was making a turn onto 78th street. When the semi struck the vehicle, the vehicle spun around and struck a concrete truck that was stopped at the light. The Monte Carlo ran up under the front bumper of the concrete truck. The driver, Carol Browning was extricated by Hillsborough County Fire Rescue and transported to Tampa General Hospital. The semi driver lost control and traveled through a chain link fence into the back yard of a residence located on the southeast corner of 78th street and Madison avenue. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue was on scene and was able to stop a fuel leak that had begun when one of the fuel tanks on the semi began to leak.
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