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Man arrested after racing at 132 mph over Gandy Bridge, troopers say

He was speeding eastbound on the bridge just after 1 a.m. on Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
The view off the Gandy Bridge on a June day in 2021. A man was arrested early Sunday after he was caught racing over the bridge at 132 mph, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.
The view off the Gandy Bridge on a June day in 2021. A man was arrested early Sunday after he was caught racing over the bridge at 132 mph, the Florida Highway Patrol reports. [ Carolyn Fox ]
Published Aug. 15

A Tampa man was arrested early Sunday morning after Florida Highway Patrol troopers said he was caught racing over the Gandy Bridge at 132 mph.

Oddami Luis Silvia Stevens, 20, was arrested on a charge of racing on a highway. He and the driver of another vehicle were racing east on the bridge just after 1 a.m. Sunday, according to an arrest affidavit.

The speed limit in that area is 55 mph.

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