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Hillsborough traffic accident map

This map shows crashes in the northern Hillsborough area reported by Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol from March 2 through March 8. It also shows three crashes reported by the Tampa Police Department.

ACCIDENT REPORT

1. MORRIS BRIDGE ROAD AT BRANCHTON CHURCH ROAD, MARCH 2, 7:13 A.M.: A wild turkey flew into the windshield of a westbound 1995 Ford. The turkey broke the windshield, entered the vehicle and hit the driver, a 48-year-old woman. She was taken to University Community Hospital.

2. CYPRESS MEADOWS ROAD AT DALE MABRY HIGHWAY, MARCH 2, 7:50 A.M.: An eastbound 1996 International commercial bus rear-ended a 1999 Acura. The bus driver, a 59-year-old woman, was charged with careless driving.

3. FLORIDA AVENUE AT 130TH AVENUE, MARCH 2, 12:26 P.M.: A southbound 1995 Honda rear-ended a 1999 Oldsmobile. The Honda driver, a 46-year-old man, was charged with careless driving.

4. GUNN HIGHWAY AT CITRUS PARK DRIVE, MARCH 2, 1 P.M.: A southbound 1993 Honda pulled out of a private road into the path of a 1998 Jeep truck. The Jeep overturned and the driver, an 18-year-old man, along with a passenger, a 17-year-old boy, were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital with possible spinal injuries. The Honda driver, a 20-year-old man, fled the scene and was located by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office and identified by a witness. He was charged with no valid driver's license, violation of right of way and leaving the scene of an accident with injury.

5. LINEBAUGH AVENUE AT COUNTRYWAY BOULEVARD, MARCH 2, 1:40 P.M.: An eastbound 1997 Ford truck turned left into the path of a 1998 Chevrolet truck. The Ford driver, a 19-year-old man, was charged with violation of right of way. The injured were taken to Town and Country Hospital.

6. FLORIDA AVENUE AT 122ND AVENUE, MARCH 2, 5:35 P.M.: A southbound 1990 Ford skidded 29 feet and rear-ended a 1997 Land Rover that had stopped for traffic. There were no charges or injuries reported.

7. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT CHEVAL BOULEVARD, MARCH 2, 11:29 P.M.: A northbound 2000 Toyota truck turned left into the path of a 1993 Ford truck. The Toyota was pushed into a stop sign. The injured were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital.

8. NEBRASKA AVENUE AT HANNA ROAD, MARCH 3, 7:35 A.M.: A northbound 1991 Toyota changed lanes into the path of a 1991 Ford truck. The Toyota driver, a 51-year-old woman, was charged with improper change of lane. The injured were taken to University Community Hospital.

9. FLETCHER AVENUE AT NORTH PALM DRIVE, MARCH 3, 8 A.M.: A westbound 1984 Ford truck rear-ended a 1998 Ford truck pushing it into the rear of a 1992 Ford truck. The 1984 Ford truck driver, a 30-year-old man, was charged with careless driving. The injured were taken to University Community Hospital.

10. NORTHDALE BOULEVARD AT DAWNVIEW DRIVE, MARCH 3, 9 A.M.: A westbound Schwinn bicycle hit the side of a northbound 1995 Plymouth van as it made a right turn. The bicyclist, a 41-year-old woman, was ejected and suffered a minor leg injury.

11. LINEBAUGH AVENUE AT COUNTRYWAY BOULEVARD, MARCH 3, 11 A.M.: A westbound 1991 Audi turned left and hit the right side of an eastbound 1998 Mack truck as it made a right turn. The Audi driver, a 45-year-old man, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital with a broken arm and head cuts.

12. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT NORTH VILLAGE DRIVE, MARCH 3, 11:25 A.M.: A southbound 1992 Ford pulled out of a parking lot into the path of a southbound 2000 Plymouth. The Plymouth was pushed into the rear of a 1996 Ford that was stopped to make a U-turn. The 1992 Ford driver, a 16-year-old boy, was charged with violation of right of way. The injured were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital.

13. FLAGSHIP DRIVE AT NEBRASKA AVENUE, MARCH 3, 11:45 A.M.: A southbound 1994 BMW pulled out of a parking lot into the path of an eastbound 1998 Mercury. The Mercury driver, a 56-year-old woman, was taken to University Community Hospital.

14. GUNN HIGHWAY AT RACETRACK ROAD, MARCH 3, 4:40 P.M.: A northbound 1987 Volkswagen swerved into the path of an oncoming southbound 1998 Cadillac causing a head-on collision. The Volkswagen driver, a 41-year-old woman, and passengers, a 1-year-old boy and a 3-month-old boy, were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital. The Volkswagen driver was charged with driving with a suspended license, driving on the wrong side of the road and having an unrestrained child. A witness stated the driver appeared to operate the vehicle as if she were intoxicated. A DUI investigation was conducted.

15. FLETCHER AVENUE AT NEBRASKA AVENUE, MARCH 3, 5 P.M.: An eastbound 1992 Ford rear-ended a 1992 Dodge. The Ford driver, a 22-year-old man, was charged with following too closely. The Dodge driver, a 60-year-old woman, was taken to University Community Hospital.

16. BEARSS AVENUE AT NEBRASKA AVENUE, MARCH 3, 5:30 P.M.: A westbound 2000 Nissan rear-ended 1992 Ford causing the Ford to rear-end a 1996 Toyota.

17. FLETCHER AVENUE AT 19TH STREET, MARCH 3, 5:43 P.M.: A 52-year-old woman was headed north on a bicycle and crossed into the path of a westbound 1998 Chevrolet. The Chevrolet swerved to the right to avoid the collision and hit a bicyclist. The Chevrolet stopped and was rear-ended by a westbound 1998 Toyota truck. The bicyclist was charged with violation of right of way and taken to University Community Hospital.

18. GUNN HIGHWAY AT CITRUS PARK LANE, MARCH 3, 6:48 P.M.: A 46-year-old man was headed east in a 1996 Ford truck when he fell asleep, crossed the intersection and hit a westbound 1998 Isuzu that was sitting at a red light. The Ford also hit another 1996 Ford that was behind the Isuzu and pushed it backward into a 1999 Honda. The Ford driver, was charged with driving on the wrong side of the road.

19. FLETCHER AVENUE AT ARMENIA AVENUE, MARCH 3, 10:02 P.M.: A southbound 2001 Chevrolet turned left into the path of a westbound 1995 Mazda. The Chevrolet driver, a 19-year-old woman, was charged with violation of right of way.

20. NORTHDALE BOULEVARD AT BRAESGATE LANE, MARCH 3, 10:56 P.M.: A westbound 1991 Nissan truck lost control on the wet pavement, hit the raised shoulder of the road, flipped over and hit a crosswalk sign. There were no injuries or charges reported.

21. INTERSTATE 75 AT FLETCHER AVENUE, MARCH 4, 9:11 A.M.: The left rear tire blew out on a northbound 1996 Cadillac. The driver, a 67-year-old woman lost control, spun into the grass and hit several trees.

22. INTERSTATE 275 AT FLETCHER AVENUE, MARCH 4, 9:35 A.M.: A southbound 1991 Pontiac swerved to avoid two dogs lying in the road. The driver, a 20-year-old woman, lost control and hit a concrete barrier wall.

23. VAN DYKE ROAD AT DALE MABRY HIGHWAY, MARCH 4, 11:50 A.M.: A southbound 1986 Pontiac turned left into the path of a 2000 Saturn. The Pontiac driver, a 36-year-old man, was charged with turning left into approaching traffic and no proof of insurance.

24. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT NEBRASKA AVENUE, MARCH 4, 1:36 P.M.: A southbound 1998 Jeep truck was changing lanes when it hydroplaned, went off the road and overturned.

25. BEARSS AVENUE AT INTERSTATE 275, MARCH 5, 3:58 P.M.: A southbound 1986 Ford turned left into the path of a westbound 1994 Chevrolet. The Ford driver, a 53-year-old man, stated that he had a green light. The Chevrolet driver, a 77-year-old woman, stated that she had a yellow light. Both drivers were taken to University Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

26. FLETCHER AVENUE AT LIVINGSTON AVENUE, MARCH 5, 4:45 P.M.: A westbound 1996 Volkswagen rear-ended a 1996 Saturn, pushing the Saturn into the rear of a 1997 Isuzu. The Volkswagen driver, a 19-year-old woman, was charged with careless driving and drove by private vehicle to University Community Hospital.

27. FLETCHER AVENUE AT ROME AVENUE, MARCH 6, 8:52 A.M.: A westbound 1998 Chevrolet turned left into the path of an eastbound 1993 Mercury. The Chevrolet driver, a 20-year-old man, was charged with violation of right of way.

28. HUNTERS GREEN DRIVE AT WELLINGTON PARK CIRCLE, MARCH 6, 9:05 A.M.: A westbound 1999 Lincoln truck rear-ended a 1999 Dodge truck. The Lincoln driver, a 45-year-old woman, was charged with careless driving and no proof of insurance.

29. RACE TRACK ROAD AT STABLE GATE LANE, MARCH 6, 3:20 P.M.: A northbound 1992 Nissan rear-ended a 1988 Chevrolet. The Nissan driver, a 41-year-old man, was charged with careless driving. The Chevrolet driver, a 46-year-old woman, was taken to Countryside Hospital.

30. LUTZ-LAKE FERN AT SIERRA PINES DRIVE, MARCH 6, 4:50 P.M.: An eastbound 2000 Toyota rear-ended a 1994 Dodge. The Toyota driver, an 18-year-old woman, was charged with following too closely and was taken to University Community Hospital.

31. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT EHRLICH ROAD, MARCH 6, 5:46 P.M.: A northbound 1990 Chevrolet sideswiped a northbound 2001 Jeep as it tried to pass. The Chevrolet driver, an 18-year-old man, was charged with careless driving.

32. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY AT ARBOR DRIVE, MARCH 6, 5:58 P.M.: A northbound 1993 Isuzu rear-ended a 1998 Dodge pushing the Dodge 152 feet across the path of a school bus. The Isuzu veered into the median. The Isuzu driver, a 21-year-old man, was charged with failure to use due care, failure to stop for a school bus and no seat belt.

33. LYNN ROAD AT LAGUNA WOODS COURT, MARCH 6, 7:28 P.M.: A southbound 1982 Harley Davidson motorcycle turned left into the path of a northbound 1999 Toyota. The motorcyclist was ejected, hit the Toyota's windshield and fell to the ground. The motorcyclist, a 55-year-old man, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital. Alcohol was detected on the breath of the motorcyclist and a DUI investigation was conducted at the hospital.

34. FLETCHER AVENUE AT NEBRASKA AVENUE, MARCH 7, 7:35 A.M.: An eastbound 1996 Honda turned left into the path of a westbound 1986 Toyota. The Honda driver, a 26-year-old man, was charged with violation of right of way. The injured were taken to University Community Hospital.

35. BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD AT SKIPPER ROAD, MARCH 7, 4:30 P.M.: A westbound 1990 Ford van rear-ended a 2000 Chevrolet van, pushing the Chevrolet into the rear of a 1995 Nissan truck. The Ford driver, a 24-year-old man, was charged with careless driving and no proof of insurance.

36. BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD AT HIGHWOODS PRESERVE, MARCH 8, 12:15 A.M.: A northbound 2000 Volvo hit a flagman who was directing traffic through a construction zone. The Volvo driver, a 57-year-old man, was charged with failure to yield to a flagman.

37. GUNN HIGHWAY AT RACE TRACK ROAD, MARCH 8, 9:40 A.M.: An eastbound 1993 Mercury turned left into the path of a northbound 2000 Toyota. The Mercury driver, a 81-year-old man, was charged with failure to yield right of way. The Toyota driver, a 45-year-old man, was taken to University Community Hospital.

38. BRUCE B. DOWNS BOULEVARD AT HUNTERS GREEN DRIVE, MARCH 8, 6:57 P.M.: A northbound 2000 Mercury rear-ended a 1994 Jeep truck, pushing the Jeep into the rear of a 1989 Honda. The Mercury driver, a 96-year-old woman, was charged with careless driving.

_ MARY ELMORE

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