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Accident closes Roosevelt Blvd. between CR-611 and Bay Vista Drive

Portions of Roosevelt Boulevard are closed after a dump truck hit several utility poles Friday morning.

Troopers said the dump truck, operated by Aljovin Corporation, was traveling left on Roosevelt Boulevard near Bay Vista Drive about 8:45 a.m. when the driver, Raul G. Llanes, 36, of Tampa, lost control, drove onto the shoulder and hit several electrical and telephone poles.

Llanes was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and treated for minor injuries.

Roosevelt Boulevard was closed in both directions until 10 a.m. As of noon, the westbound lanes remained closed from CR-611 to Bay Vista Drive while utility workers dealt with damaged poles.

Accident closes Roosevelt Blvd. between CR-611 and Bay Vista Drive 03/14/14 [Last modified: Friday, March 14, 2014 6:42pm]

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