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Deputy Robert Wright
Russell Harvey Lunsford
5156 Belle Chase Circle
On January 11, 2014 at approximately 3:55 a.m. Deputy Wright was traveling eastbound on Hillsborough Avenue West approaching Silvermill Drive. Deputy Wright observed a black 2011 Nissan traveling eastbound on Hillsborough Avenue. The Nissan then violated Deputy Wright's right of way, by turning southbound (left) in front of Deputy Wright's path. The front of the Nissan struck the drivers side of the deputy's vehicle.
Both the deputy and Lunsford were transported to St. Joseph's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries to be medically evaluated.