PLANT CITY _ Five Plant City residents were injured Saturday in a two-car collision at Trapnell and Mud Lake roads, south of Plant City. Shirley Colley, 52, was driving a 1980 Pontiac east on Trapnell Road at 11:30 a.m. when it was struck by a southbound van driven by Amy Belavich, 16, Hillsborough Sheriff's Deputy J. Couey said. He said the two vehicles spun, hit again, then spun apart. The van struck two utility poles in the southeast corner of the intersection, and the car stopped in the southwest corner, Couey said. Mrs. Colley was taken by helicopter to Tampa General Hospital, where she was in serious condition Saturday night, a hospital spokeswoman said. Two children riding with her, Jamie Colley, 11, and Scott Colley, 7, were in fair condition, Couey said. Miss Belavich and a passenger, Courtney Shackelford, 16, were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where they were treated and released, a hospital spokeswoman said. No tickets were issued.Man receives 20 years in holdup
TAMPA _ A man who shot a Temple Terrace bank clerk in a failed holdup was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Susan Black, U.S. Attorney Robert W. Genzman said. Horace Barnes, 29, robbed the Florida National Bank in January and shot a 22-year-old teller in the groin. As Barnes fled, a dye pack hidden in the money exploded, and he dropped about $1,000 in cash, police said. He was captured in Raton, N.M., after his girlfriend, Tracy L. Leslie, then 36, tried to cheat a drugstore employee into giving her a refund for merchandise she never bought, police said. Barnes pleaded guilty to bank robbery, use of a weapon during a violent crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Leslie, who drove the getaway car, was sentenced earlier this year to five years in prison for bank robbery, Genzman said.