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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-288

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 24, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Hit And Run With Serious Injuries

    Deputies are looking for a driver that left a bicyclist injured.
    • Thursday
    • June 23, 2016
    • Time: 9:25 PM
    • Gallagher Road 300 feet north of Emerald Acres Avenue

    Bicycle:

    Blue DBX 26"

    Victim/Bicyclist:

    Alvin Chapparo
    DOB: 12/02/64
    10040 N. Gallagher Road
    Dover, FL

    Vehicle:

    • 2000-2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

    Driver:

    • Unknown

    Details:

    On June 23, 2016 at 9:25 p.m., Alvin Chapparo was riding his bicycle northbound on Gallagher Road along the northbound fog line when he was struck by a 2000-2002, unknown color, Chevrolet Cavalier. The vehicle would have been traveling northbound on Gallagher Road. The impact threw Chapparo northeast and onto the east, grassy shoulder. The victim was flown to Tampa General Hospital and is in serious, but stable condition.

    Anyone with any information reference the driver of the Chevrolet Cavalier is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of the driver and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS(8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.



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