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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-208

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 17, 2015
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    Serious Traffic Crash

    One person injured in single vehicle accident.
    • Wednesday
    • April 15, 2015
    • Time: 7:05 AM
    • Rome Avenue N

    Vehicle:

    • 2014 Toyota Avalon

    Driver:  

    Sidney Bruskin
    DOB:  07/32/1932  
    12406 N. Rome Avenue
    Seat Belt in use  

    Parked Vehicles: 

    2014 Chevrolet Sonic and a 2005 Mazda 3.  
    Both with minor damage.

    Details:

    On 04-15-15, at approximately 7:05 am, a 2014 Toyota Avalon being driven by Sidney Bruskin, 83, was traveling southbound on Rome Av N in the area of Village Avenue S. Due to a possible medical event, Mr Bruskin lost control of his vehicle and veered off the road to the left. The vehicle traveled through several front yards and struck two parked vehicles at 12407 Rome Av S. Mr. Bruskin then placed his vehicle in reverse and backed across Rome Avenue and drove over safety post protecting Roy Haynes Park. The vehicle came to rest against a chain link fence in the park.  Mr. Bruskin was transported to an area hospital.


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