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Release Number: 15-559
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- November 3, 2015
- Contact Person:
- Public Information Office : firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Samaritan pulled two people from vehicle following crash.
- October 31, 2015
- Time: 12:00 AM
- Front Street West of Mt Carmel
Deceased: (Next of Kin Notified):
Asa Jovan Abdallah, age 26
2117 Intervista Lane
1216 Versant Drive, Apt 301
The following information is what's known at the time of this public release and is subject to change as the investigation continues;
On November 1, 2015 at approximately 1:10 am, a 2006 Ford Mustang was traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound on Front Street west of Mt. Carmel when the driver lost control in a curve and slid sideways into a tree.
Upon impact, Asa Jovan Abdallah was ejected from the car and landed approximately 40 feet from the point of impact and died at the scene.
Craig Chambers who lives nearby heard the crash and came outside to find two occupants (adults) still inside the vehicle. Chamber pulled both occupants from the vehicles and help render aid until Hillsborough County Fire Rescue arrived. The two injured occupants both suffered internal injuries and severe burns and were transported to Tampa General Hospital with life threatening injuries.
We are in the process of positively identifying the two surviving occupants along with who was actually diving the vehicle. Alcohol appears to have contributed to this crash.
The investigation continues.