Articles Tagged with Pinellas County

PALM HARBOR, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a boy on a bicycle was struck and killed by a pickup truck on Sunday in Palm Harbor.

The accident happened along US-19 near Grand Cypress Boulevard, according to the Tampa Free Press.

The FHP said that a Dodge pickup towing a boat trailer was headed north on US-10 when the driver passed slowing traffic and took evasive action to avoid a collision with another vehicle.  The pickup went onto the shoulder of the roadway, where it struck an 11-year-old boy riding his bicycle on the sidewalk.

PALM HARBOR, FL – A man died after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car in Palm Harbor last week, reports WTSP.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the motorcyclist was riding north on U.S. 19 Wednesday when the accident occurred at about 8:45 p.m.

State troopers said the motorcycle rider was trying to pass a northbound sedan near Pine Ridge Way when the bike crashed into the back of the car.

EAST LAKE, FL – Authorities say an accident in Pinellas County on Thursday morning injured three bicyclists from Palm Harbor, all in their 60s.

The Tampa Bay Times reports the collision took place on East Lake Road near Trinity Boulevard at about 8:30 a.m.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old New Port Richey girl was driving a sedan south on East Lake Road when she stopped in the left turn lane and turned into the path of two bicycles, a tandem and a single-rider bike.

The bicycles, which had been going north in a designated bicycle lane, collided with the right side of the sedan.  A 65-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman who were on the tandem bicycle and a 64-year-old man riding alone were all seriously injured and hospitalized.  The driver of the car was not injured.

PALM HARBOR, FL – Two people were killed and another was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Pinellas County Saturday morning.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, a 32-year-old man from New Port Richey was driving a Hyundai Accent north on Bentley Drive. He approached and stopped at an intersection at Alderman Road.

Meanwhile, an 18-year-old man from Palm Harbor was headed eastbound in a Ford Mustang on Alderman Road at a high rate of speed. As the Hyundai driver turned left at the intersection, he was struck on the driver’s side by the Mustang.

KENNETH CITY, FL – A man died after falling off an electric scooter being hit by a pickup north of St. Petersburg late last month.

According to WFLA, the man was riding an electric scooter when they fell onto SR-693. The man was then hit by a pickup truck while lying in the roadway. The driver of the pickup immediately fled the scene.

After receiving an anonymous tip, police were able to locate a white Dodge pickup that had damage consistent with the incident details near a home at 36th Avenue North. However, the suspect is still wanted for fleeing the scene of the accident.

TARPON SPRINGS, FL – One person was killed and two others injured in an intersection collision in Tarpon Springs Thursday night.

According to The Free Press, two vehicles collided around 7 p.m. at S. Highland Avenue and E. Tarpon Avenue.

A driver in a Nissan Cube traveling northbound on Highland Ave. was attempting to make a left turn onto Tarpon Ave. Another driver in a Dodge Ram was heading eastbound on Tarpon Ave. and crashed into the Nissan.

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