Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Two seriously injured in three-car crash on SR 52

LAND O'LAKES

Two seriously hurt in three-car crash on sr 52

A 19-year-old driver hit two cars Tuesday afternoon after crossing the center line of State Road 52 into oncoming traffic, seriously injuring two people and shutting down part of the road for hours, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Sammie Re Shard Person of Spring Hill was driving east on SR 52, just west of Ehren Cutoff, about 4:30 p.m. when he crossed into the westbound lane "for unknown reasons," FHP said. His Chrysler Sebring collided with a GMC Savana driven by James Micheal Reich, 59, of New Port Richey. Reich's van overturned several times, and he was airlifted to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point with serious injuries, FHP said. Person's car continued eastbound and collided with a Honda Civic driven by Christi Lynn Bartke, 47, of New Port Richey. She also suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, FHP said. Person, who suffered minor injuries, was cited for failure to drive within a single lane.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Getting sleepy ... very sleepy for fundraiser

Hypnotist Michael C. Anthony will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, in a fundraiser to benefit the River Ridge Alumni Wall of Honor and provide scholarships to graduating seniors. Anthony has appeared in various network TV shows with his blend of comedy and hypnotism. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. To purchase tickets or for information, call (727) 534-7696. To see videos of Anthony's performances, visit michaelcanthony.com.

PORT RICHEY

Undead will descend on area coffee shop

Zombies will descend on Pasco County on April 28 during Zombiefest, which starts at 2 p.m. at the Oasis Coffee Spot, 9213 Little Road. People dressed as the undead will participate in a "ZombieWalk" parade in waves between 4:30 and 5 p.m. from the café to Cinema 6 Movie Theater, 9510 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Events at the theater include a brain eating contest, the Thriller dance, zombie tag and the screening of favorite zombie movies. Tickets are $10 in advance. For information or to order tickets, visit zombiefest.net.

Clarification

The remaining performances of Doubt: A Parable at the Forum at Stage West Community Playhouse are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. A review of the play in Wednesday's Pasco Times included an outdated information box that was unclear on which showings remained.

Two seriously injured in three-car crash on SR 52 04/18/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 9:18pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Tampa Heights project gets $21.5 million in funding

    Real Estate

    TAMPA --- The Tampa-based Heights Community Development District got a financial boost from a $21.5 million tax-exempt bond issue to fund the waterfront community being built along the Hillsborough River just north of downtown Tampa. Proceeds from the bond issue are expected to used for new roads, sidewalks, the Tampa …

    Tampa's Heights Community Development District got a financial boost from a $21.5 million tax-exempt bond issue to fund the waterfront community being built along the Hillsborough River just north of downtown Tampa.
[Courtesy of Aerial Innovations, Inc.]
  2. Toledo feels like a second season opener for Miami Hurricanes

    Blogs

    LAKE BUENA VISTA - The schedule says Week 4, but it sure doesn't feel that way for the No. 14 Miami Hurricanes.

    The Miami Hurricanes suit up for practice Tuesday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex
  3. Top 5 at noon: Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea; Irma's death toll in Florida rises to 42, but will grow; and more

    News

    Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com:

    U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, Tuesday in New York City. [Getty Images]
  4. Key performances and a sizzling script elevate Heather Theatre's 'Disgraced'

    Stage

    TAMPA — When you step into the world of Disgraced, Ayad Akhtar's taut drama centered on two couples at a Manhattan dinner party, you never feel secure about where you sit. No one really can.

    The cast of Disgraced, Ayah Akhtar's Pulitzer-winning play at the Heather Theatre, includes (from left) Peter Alexander Kostis, Lynn Single, Shrey Neil, and Krystal Nicole Watts. Photo courtesy of the Heather.
  5. 10 National Monuments the Interior Department Wants to Shrink or Modify

    Nation

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has proposed that President Donald Trump make changes to 10 national monuments, including Bears Ears in southern Utah, according to a memo addressed to the White House.