Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

2008 wrong-way Interstate 4 accident victim Summer Moll to be adopted

Summer Moll, the little girl who was badly injured and lost her mother when a drunken driver ran into them in 2008, is about to be adopted.

Summer's grandmother, Tammy Rosian, who has been caring for her since that crash, is scheduled to officially adopt her during a hearing Monday in Hillsborough County court.

Cheryl Maria Riemann, 29, of Ruskin pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing the Sept. 10, 2008, crash on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway that killed Summer's mother, Jennifer O'Boyle, and injured Summer, then 4.

Riemann is in state prison.

The crash broke Summer's arms, legs, pelvis, eyeball socket and skull. Now 8, Summer has gone back to school but still suffers from a head wound and learning disabilities.

2008 wrong-way Interstate 4 accident victim Summer Moll to be adopted 05/31/12 [Last modified: Friday, June 1, 2012 1:37pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. 'If anyone can hear us … help.' Puerto Rico's mayors describe 'horror in the streets'

    World

    SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - In the northern Puerto Rican town of Vega Baja, the floodwaters reached more than 10 feet. Stranded residents screamed "save me, save me," using the lights in their cellphones to help rescue teams find them in the darkness, the town's mayor said.

  2. My AP Top 25 ballot: FSU out, USF, Florida Gators back in

    Blogs

    Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher still thinks he can have a good team, as I wrote in today's Tampa Bay Times. Maybe he's right.

  3. Forecast: Scattered thunderstorms in Tampa Bay; Maria could affect Carolinas

    Weather

    Scattered thunderstorms will threaten the Tampa Bay area Sunday, but most of the area will see sunshine.

    Scattered thunderstorms threaten Tampa Bay on Sunday. [Courtesy 10News WTSP]
  4. Trump tweets and NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games

    Politics

    The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Donald Trump's suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem.

    President Donald Trump walks off the stage after he speaks at campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. [Associated Press]
  5. Rays Journal: Duda home run sets Rays record

    Blogs

    BALTIMORE -- With one swing of the bat, Rays DH/1B Lucas Duda broke a team record and tied a personal mark in Saturday's game against the Orioles that was not complete at press time.

    Lucas Duda, right, watches his three-run home run against the Orioles.