Articles Tagged with Wesley Chapel

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – Pasco Fire Rescue reported it was at the scene of a fatal ATV rollover accident on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident took place in the area of Fog Hollow Drive and Solitude Drive in Wesley Chapel, according to WTSP.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a 61-year-old Wesley Chapel man was driving an ATV when he was not able to negotiate a curve properly and the vehicle overturned, ejecting both occupants.   The ATV fell on top of the driver’s 62-year-old passenger, who was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver was flown to an area hospital as a trauma alert with serious injuries.  The names of the victims were not released.

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – An 81-year-old man died and a 13-year-old passenger was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash near State Road 54 Wednesday night.

According to WFLA, the man was headed south on Wiregrass Ranch Boulevard approaching a construction zone when he hit a barrier fence. The vehicle then collided with a John Deere excavator at the construction site.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the passenger was transported to an area hospital for serious injuries.

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – Two people were sent to the hospital following a major collision in Wesley Chapel on Tuesday.

According to a report by WTSP, the crash occurred at the intersection of Meadow Pointe Boulevard and State Road 56.

One person was airlifted to a nearby hospital in critical condition. A second victim was transported via ambulance.

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – A Road Ranger was rushed to the hospital after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on I-75 this morning.

According to Fox 13, the ranger was assisting troopers at the scene of a prior accident near Overpass Road when a Toyota sedan veered into the blocked lanes and hit the man.

The unidentified victim was sent to the hospital with serious injuries.

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