A 25-year-old man was killed in Brandon early Sunday when he drove across a median and struck a tree, deputies said.
A Tampa sanitation truck became partially submerged in a hole that opened Friday after a contractor damaged a water main below the road, the city said.
A Madeira Beach city employee, who appears to have had a medical emergency while driving along the shoreline, lost control of his pickup and struck another vehicle and a cabana before driving into the Gulf of Mexico, deputies said.
Three unrelated incidents involving wrong-way drivers on Tampa-area roads early Thursday led to two drunk-driving arrests and the towing away of a motorcycle.
Another water line break has closed 22nd Street in Tampa.
CLEARWATER — Light-rail trains aren’t the answer. Increasing the sales tax definitely won’t work.
KISSIMMEE — A tractor-trailer carrying 130 calves overturned along the Florida Turnpike, but police have traffic going once again.
Mendez was standing on the east shoulder of the sidewalk when she decided to cross Dale Mabry Highway, FHP said.
Black bears occasionally lumber into traffic and get hit by vehicles, particularly in areas where bear populations are booming like the Everglades. No one can remember the last time a bear touched off a wreck that resulted in the deaths of three people, which happened Sunday.
LARGO — A Largo mother was crossing the street with her 5-year-old son and 6-week-old daughter when the family was struck by a car because the driver didn’t see them soon enough.