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Pasco deputy in good condition after crash

NEW PORT RICHEY — The Pasco County sheriff's deputy seriously injured after authorities say a pickup truck ran a red light and struck his cruiser Sunday was in good condition Monday morning.

Deputy Ryan Lennox, 24, suffered a broken pelvis in the Sunday afternoon incident.

He was taken by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center on Sunday afternoon in critical condition, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Kurt A. Gell, the driver of the truck that authorities say failed to stop at the intersection of Little Road and Denton Avenue in New Port Richey, was taken by ambulance to Bayfront Medical Center with minor injuries.

According to the patrol, Gell was cited with running a traffic signal.

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Pasco deputy in good condition after crash 08/23/10 [Last modified: Monday, August 23, 2010 4:34pm]

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