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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 Aug. 15 to Aug. 31. It also shows three crashes reported by the Tampa Police Department.

ACCIDENT REPORT

1. BEARSS AVENUE AT BRUCE B. DOWNS, AUG. 25, 4:35 P.M.: A northbound 1986 Ford van rear-ended a 1996 Volkswagen. The Ford driver, a 32-year-old man, was charged with following too closely.

2. NORTH DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT BEARSS AVENUE, AUG. 25, 4:42 P.M.: A 1997 Ford truck was coming out of a private driveway and was hit at an angle by a northbound 1991 Ford. The Ford truck driver, a 44-year-old woman, was charged with violation of right-of-way.

3. FLETCHER AVENUE AT 15TH STREET, AUG. 25, 6:20 P.M.: A southbound 1989 Ford pulled out of a parking lot and hit a westbound 1999 Chevrolet truck. The Chevrolet spun clockwise facing north across the westbound turn lane. The Ford driver, a 30-year-old man, was charged with violation of right-of-way, no proof of insurance and an expired tag. A passenger in the Chevrolet, a 33-year-old woman, was taken to University Community Hospital.

4. HENDERSON ROAD AT CEDAR CREEK BOULEVARD, AUG. 26, 3:45 P.M.: A 1999 GMC truck was hit by a northbound 1988 Toyota after turning left in front of the Toyota. The GMC driver, a 27-year-old woman, thought the Toyota was far enough away to make the turn successfully. She was charged with violation of right-of-way.

5. INTERSTATE 75 AT FLETCHER AVENUE, AUG. 26, 5:40 P.M.: A southbound 1998 Chevrolet swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle that swerved right and fishtailed. The Chevrolet spun counterclockwise, slid off the interstate backwards, went into the ditch, hit a tree and shrubs.

6. SOUTH VILLAGE DRIVE AT CASEY ROAD, AUG. 26, 5:45 9.M.: A westbound 1994 Ford was hit after turning left in front of an eastbound 1994 Ford truck. The Ford driver, a 19-year-old man, was charged with violation of right-of-way. Both drivers said they had green lights. A passenger in the Ford truck, a 17-year-old boy, was taken to University Community Hospital.

7. MACLAURIN DRIVE AT COCHESTER ROAD, AUG. 26, 8:30 P.M.: An unknown eastbound vehicle hit the rear of an unoccupied parked 2000 Chevrolet truck. The owner of the Chevrolet was inside his house when he heard a loud noise that sounded like a traffic crash. He ran outside and saw a Silver Dodge Durango driving fast westbound about 100 yards away from his car.

8. INTERSTATE 75 AT FLETCHER AVENUE, AUG. 28, 7:25 A.M.: A southbound 1988 Nissan entered the lane of a southbound 1997 Ford, causing the Ford to swerve into a grass median, hit a guardrail, down a steep embankment, hit a tree and shrubs and turned over onto its roof in the woods. The Ford driver, a 45-year-old man, was taken to University Community Hospital. The Nissan driver, a 46-year-old man, was charged with violation of right-of-way.

9. PLANTATION BOULEVARD AT GLEN ELLEN DRIVE, AUG. 28, 9:14 A.M.: A 1992 Plymouth minivan heading southeast ran off the road and hit a utility pole after the driver bent down to pick up a bottle of water that the passenger dropped.

10. EHRLICH ROAD AT CARROLLWOOD MEADOWS DRIVE, AUG. 28, 12:45 P.M.: An northbound 1994 Ford was hit after turning left in front of an eastbound 2000 Chevrolet. The Ford driver, a 17-year-old man, was charged with violation of right-of-way.

11. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT MAPLEDALE BOULEVARD, AUG. 28, 1:12 P.M.: A southbound 1994 Acura rear-ended a 1997 Chevrolet van. The Acura driver, a 46-year-old man, was charged with careless driving.

12. GUNN HIGHWAY AT EHRLICH ROAD, AUG. 28, 1:45 P.M.: An eastbound 1997 Toyota truck rear-ended a 1992 Chevrolet. The Toyota driver, a 23-year-old man, said he heard a horn blow and looked away. He was charged with careless driving. A passenger in the Chevrolet, a 16-year-old boy, was taken to University Community Hospital Carrollwood.

13. FLETCHER AVENUE AT BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD, AUG. 28, 2:40 P.M.: A westbound 1985 Chevrolet truck skid 45 feet and rear-ended a 1992 Toyota. The Chevrolet driver, a 20-year-old man, was charged with careless driving.

14. RACE TRACK ROAD AT COUNTRYWAY BOULEVARD, AUG. 28, 3:20 P.M.: A northbound 1997 Toyota was hit by a 1998 westbound Ford truck while crossing the intersection. The Toyota driver, an 80-year-old man, was charged with violation of right-of-way and taken to Town and Country Hospital.

15. INTERSTATE 275 AT FLETCHER AVENUE, AUG. 28, 5:40 P.M.: A southbound 1996 Nissan was hit by a southbound 1990 Buick after it lost control on the wet pavement and crossed over into the Buick's lane. Both vehicles went off the road and hit a wire fence. The Nissan driver, a 20-year-old woman, was charged with careless driving.

16. NORTHDALE BOULEVARD AT WINDING DRIVE, AUG. 28, 7:55 P.M.: An eastbound 1997 Dodge turned left and was hit by a 1991 Nissan. The Dodge driver, a 35-year-old woman, was charged with running a stop sign and taken to University Community Hospital.

17. INTERSTATE 275 AT FLETCHER AVENUE, AUG. 29, 6:45 A.M.: A southbound 2000 Hyundai rear-ended a 1998 Chevrolet truck. The Hyundai driver, a 29-year-old woman, was charged with careless driving and no proof of insurance.

18. RACE TRACK ROAD AT COUNTRYWAY BOULEVARD, AUG. 29, 8:00 A.M.: A southeastbound 1991 Pontiac crossed the intersection and was hit by a 1995 Chevrolet. The Pontiac spun 180 degrees clockwise and came to a rest. The Pontiac driver, a 38-year-old man, was charged with violation of right-of-way.

19. BEARSS AVENUE AT SMITTER ROAD, AUG. 29, 11:00 A.M.: A westbound 2000 Chevrolet truck lost control on the wet pavement, crossed the median into the eastbound lanes and hit a 1997 Ford. The Chevrolet driver, a 25-year-old man, was charged with careless driving. The Ford driver, a 45-year-old woman, was taken to University Community Hospital.

20. INTERSTATE 275 AT BEARSS AVENUE, AUG. 29, 11:00 A.M.: An unknown southbound tractor trailer left the scene after sideswiping the left side of a southbound 1986 Ford truck.

21. PARK EDGE DRIVE AT FLETCHER AVENUE, AUG. 29, 12:23 P.M.: A westbound 1999 Pontiac was hit on the left side by a 1989 Ford truck that was pulling out from a gas pump.

22. INTERSTATE 75 AT BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD, AUG. 29, 12:29 P.M.: According to witnesses, a northbound 1993 Ford van began drifting, weaving and swerving between lanes. The Ford van then went onto the grass median, hit a guardrail, was redirected back into the lanes of travel and rear-ended a 1998 Ford. The 1998 Ford spun counterclockwise, hit a concrete bridge wall, spun back clockwise and overturned onto its roof. The Ford van driver, a 49-year-old man, and the 1998 Ford driver, a 62-year-old man, were taken to University Community Hospital.

23. BEARSS AVENUE AT PINE CREST ROAD, AUG. 31, 7:44 A.M.: A westbound 1993 Toyota truck made a left turn and was hit by an eastbound 1998 Toyota. The Toyota truck driver, a 39-year-old woman, was charged with violation of right-of-way.

24. INTERSTATE 75 AT BRUCE B. DOWNS. BOULEVARD, AUG. 31, 8:13 A.M.: A southbound 1991 Chevrolet rear-ended a 1999 Jeep. The Chevrolet driver, a 29-year-old man, was charged with careless driving.

25. FLETCHER AVENUE AT 46TH STREET, AUG. 31, 1:42 A.M.: A golf cart traveling southbound disregarded the crosswalk and was hit by a westbound 1997 Toyota. The golf cart driver, a 36-year-old man, was charged with disregarding a pedestrian crosswalk signal.

26. TAMPA PALMS BOULEVARD AT AMBERLY DRIVE, AUG. 31, 6:15 P.M.: An eastbound 1985 Honda was hit by a southbound 1998 Mercury. The Honda slid 10 feet and hit the front of a northbound 1998 Dodge truck that was stopped for traffic. The Mercury driver, an 80-year-old man, was charged with failure to yield right-of-way. The injured were taken to University Community Hospital.

27. SHELDON ROAD AT COUNTRYSIDE VILLAGE BOULEVARD, AUG. 31, 7:00 P.M. A 1996 southbound Buick turned left and was hit by a 2000 northbound Mercedes. The Buick driver, a 69-year-old woman, was charged with violation of right-of way. The Mercedes driver, a 29-year-old man, was charged with no proof of insurance. The Buick driver, a 69-year-old woman, was taken to Town and Country Hospital.

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