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Hillsborough traffic accident map

This map shows crashes in the northern Hillsborough area reported by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol from May 5 to May 11.

ACCIDENT REPORT

1. SHELDON ROAD AT WATERS AVENUE, MAY 5, 8:13 A.M.: A northbound 1980 Buick rear-ended a 1993 Nissan stopped for traffic. The Nissan then rear-ended a 1997 Ford. The Buick driver, a 32-year-old woman, was charged with careless driving.

2. BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD AT 138th AVENUE, MAY 5, 4:50 P.M.: A northbound 1992 Buick changed to the inside lane and rear-ended a 1991 Subaru stopping for traffic. The Buick driver, a 47-year-old man, was charged with careless driving and having no proof of insurance. The Subaru driver, a 51-year-old man, was taken to University Community Hospital, Tampa.

3. EHRLICH ROAD AT FARMINGTON ROAD, MAY 5, 5 P.M.: A 1996 Kia swerved right to avoid slowing traffic. The car slid sideways before hitting the concrete wall along the north shoulder. An officer and two passersby pulled the driver, a 48-year-old woman, and passenger, a 44-year-old woman, out of the burning vehicle. Both were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa.

4. HILLSBOROUGH AVENUE AT MEMORIAL HIGHWAY, MAY 5, 7:30 P.M.: A southbound 1983 AMC left a stop sign and was hit by a westbound 1996 Honda going about 45 mph. The AMC driver, a 32-year-old man, was charged with careless driving.

5. INTERSTATE 275 AT 127th AVENUE, MAY 6, 12:24 A.M.: A northbound 1978 MG pulled partially into the emergency lane and stopped without hazard lights. A northbound 1987 Chevrolet hit the car. The MG driver, a 17-year-old boy, was charged with causing an obstruction. The Chevrolet driver, a 51-year-old man, was charged with careless driving.

6. U.S. 41 AT CYPRESS LANE, MAY 6, 12:40 P.M.: A westbound 2000 Dodge pulled into the path of a southbound 2000 Toyota traveling more than 40 mph. The Dodge driver, a 22-year-old woman, and the Toyota driver, a 21-year-old woman, were taken to University Community Hospital, Tampa. The Dodge driver was charged with careless driving.

7. CASEY ROAD AT SOUTH VILLAGE DRIVE, MAY 6, 1:32 P.M.: A westbound bicyclist crossed the path of a northbound 1989 Oldsmobile at the intersection. The bicyclist was taken University Community Hospital _ Carrollwood.

8. LYNN ROAD AT GUNN HIGHWAY, MAY 6, 9:10 P.M.: An eastbound 1989 Mecury turning left from a private driveway was hit by a southbound 1989 Toyota. The Mercury driver, a 71-year-old woman, was charged with careless driving and having no proof of insurance.9. COUNTRY HILLS DRIVE AT BOVINE PLACE, MAY 6, 10:40 P.M.: An eastbound 1999 Honda hit a slowing, eastbound 1992 Mazda in the left-rear quarter panel, spinning the car almost 180 degrees. The Honda driver, a 16-year-old boy, was charged with careless driving.

10. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT LINEBAUGH AVENUE, MAY 7, 11:45 A.M.: A southbound 1999 GMC ran a red light and was hit by a 1998 Toyota. The GMC driver, a 26-year-old woman, was charged with running a red light.

11. HILLSBOROUGH AVENUE AT BENJAMIN ROAD, MAY 7, 6:20 P.M.: A westbound 1988 Nissan ran a red light at about 45 mph and hit a southbound 1993 Mercury. The Nissan driver, a 59-year-old woman, was charged with violating a traffic control device.

12. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT MAPLEDALE BOULEVARD, MAY 8, 6:40 A.M.: A westbound 1991 Nissan drove through a break in southbound traffic and was hit by a 1993 Ford in the inside lane. The Nissan driver, a 42-year-old man, was charged with failing to yield right of way.

13. BEARSS AVENUE AT SMITTER ROAD, MAY 8, 8:25 A.M.: A westbound 1992 Ford rear-ended a 1988 Dodge that braked suddenly for ducks crossing the road. The Dodge driver, a 61-year-old woman, was taken to University Community Hospital, Tampa. The ducks did not survive.

14. SOUTH VILLAGE DRIVE AT WEST VILLAGE DRIVE, MAY 8, 3:35 P.M.: A northbound 2000 Ford turning left on a yellow light hit a southbound 1988 Toyota. The Ford driver, a 40-year-old man, was charged with a right of way violation. The injured were taken to University Community Hospital _ Carrollwood.

15. BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD AT INTERSTATE 75, MAY 8, 4:47 P.M.: A northbound 1996 Chevrolet rear-ended a 1992 Ford. The Chevrolet driver, 19, said she was distracted when a vehicle swerved into her lane. She was charged with careless driving. The injured were taken to University Community Hospital, Tampa.

16. FLETCHER AVENUE AT TELECOM DRIVE, MAY 9, 8:15 A.M.: A northbound 1990 Lincoln crossed the intersection into the path of an eastbound 2000 Honda. The Lincoln driver, a 67-year-old man, was charged with a right of way violation. The Honda driver, a 20-year-old woman, was taken to University Community Hospital, Tampa.17. BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD AT 37th STREET, MAY 9, 6 P.M.: A southbound 2000 Toyota traveling 35 mph rear-ended a 1980 Dodge stopped for traffic. The injured were taken to University Community Hospital, Tampa.

18. BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD AT 137st AVENUE, MAY 10, 9:55 A.M.: An eastbound 1997 Mitsubishi turned left into the path of a westbound 1993 Chevrolet. The Mitsubishi driver, a 23-year-old woman, was charged with a right of way violation. The injured were taken to University Community Hospital, Tampa.

19. HUTCHISON ROAD AT EHRLICH ROAD, MAY 10, 11:50 A.M.: On a wet road, a southbound 1994 Chevrolet slowing for traffic rear-ended a 1984 Buick. The injured were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa.

20. INTERSTATE 275 AT BEARSS AVENUE, MAY 10, 12:20 P.M.: A southbound 1998 Ford hydroplaned on wet pavement and hit a concrete barrier wall.

21. CASEY ROAD AT SUMMER OAKS DRIVE, MAY 10, 4:54 P.M.: A southbound 1995 Nissan hit a 1992 Mercury exiting a private driveway. The Mercury driver, a 78-year-old woman, was charged with a right of way violation. The Nissan driver, a 35-year-old woman, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa.

22. WATERS AVENUE AT SHELDON ROAD, MAY 11, 1O:13 P.M.: A westbound 1993 Ford turned left into an eastbound 1992 Acura, which then skidded into a utility pole. The Acura driver, a 19-year-old woman, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa. No charges were filed.

23. WATERS AVENUE AT GRADY AVENUE, MAY 11, 5:25 P.M.: A westbound 1997 Saturn turned left into the path of an eastbound 1988 Mazda. The Saturn driver, a 36-year-old woman, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa.

_ RYAN MEANY, EVE LEBERSON

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