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1410 South Collins Street
Angel Fidel Garcia-Vera
1514 Plantation Grove Court
On April 30, 2016 at 4:05 pm the crash occurred at the railroad crossing for Candis Road and Paul Buchman Highway. A CSX freight train was traveling southbound on the tracks approaching Candis Road when a vehicle which was traveling westbound on Candis Road attempted to beat the train. The driver drove into the path of the train resulting in the train striking the passenger side of the vehicle. The impact pushed the vehicle southeast and off the tracks into a ditch, overturning onto the driver's side. The driver was transported to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries.