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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Transportation

Tampa motorcyclist dies after striking light pole

A Tampa man was killed early this morning when he drove his motorcycle off the roadway and struck a light pole.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Five-vehicle crash closes Curlew Road in Dunedin

Curlew Road, west of Belcher Road, in Dunedin were closed for nearly two hours while deputies investigated a crash involving five vehicles, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Water main breaks snarl traffic on Ashley, S. Dale Mabry

Water main breaks snarl traffic on Ashley, S. Dale Mabry

TAMPA — A pair of water main breaks late Monday and early Tuesday snarled traffic at busy Tampa intersections and caused headaches for nearby businesses, with street repairs not expected to be complete until Friday evening....
Updated: 17 hours ago

No injuries reported in Clearwater school bus crash

No injuries were reported after a school bus and car collided in Clearwater Monday morning — the first day of classes in Pinellas County.
Published: 08/18/14

Another wrong-way driver dies in crash on I-275

For the third time this year, a driver going the wrong way on Interstate 275 in Tampa was involved in a fatal crash. The common thread: drugs and alcohol, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Published: 08/15/14
Witness: Engine of plane that killed two people in Venice was quiet

Witness: Engine of plane that killed two people in Venice was quiet

The engine was silent as a small plane crash-landed and killed two people in Venice, a witness said.
Published: 08/14/14

Scott: Florida will speed up major road projects

Florida is speeding up six major road projects across the state.
Published: 08/14/14
SUV driver injured in Gandy Bridge crash with school bus

SUV driver injured in Gandy Bridge crash with school bus

A Tampa man was injured Wednesday morning when he lost control of his sport utility vehicle on Gandy Bridge and collided with a privately owned school bus, authorities said.
Published: 08/13/14
Deputies: Tampa man crashes stolen SUV following pursuit

Deputies: Tampa man crashes stolen SUV following pursuit

A Tampa man is in custody this morning after deputies say he stole a car, led authorities on a chase, and crashed into another vehicle before running from the scene.
Published: 08/13/14
Small plane crashes on Siesta Key; occupants walk away

Small plane crashes on Siesta Key; occupants walk away

A “replica” World War II bi-plane crashed Tuesday on Siesta Key, and the pilot and his passenger walked away with minor injuries, officials said.
Published: 08/12/14