Thursday, January 24, 2013
Michael A. Whelan, 31, was killed when he lost control of his pickup truck Jan. 24.
A Riverview man was killed early Thursday morning, Jan. 24, in a single-car crash at the exit ramp from Interstate 75 to State Road 60. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Michael A. Whelan, 31, of Riverview was traveling south on the exit ramp from I-75 to State Road 60 in his 2007 Nissan Frontier pickup truck at 3:20 a.m. when he lost control, drove off the roadway and struck several reflectors and outside guardrail. The pickup then overturned and Whelan was ejected. The highway patrol is continuing its investigation into the accident.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The accident occurred at U.S. 301 South and Interstate 75.
A Riverview resident has been cited for careless driving after crashing into a sheriff's vehicle at U.S. 301 South and Interstate 75 Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 7:28 a.m. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Milo Millovitch was in the middle of the median northbound on U.S. 301 under the Interstate 75 roadway when a 2008 Honda Civic traveling northbound in the center lane lost control and skidded into the rear of Millovitch's vehicle. The driver of the Honda, Raymond Clendinen, 30, of 14012 Hollow Leaf Place, Riverview, was transported to Brandon Regional Hospital with minor injuries. The deputy, a 12-year veteran of the sheriff's office, was not injured. There was an estimated $3,000 worth of damage to the sheriff's office…
Monday, August 6, 2012
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Leslie C. Blanton of Riverview died when a car drove into her path on U.S. 98.
A Riverview woman was killed on U.S. 98 in Pasco County Aug. 5 at 10:05 p.m. when another car crossed the center of the road and struck the car she was driving. Leslie C. Blanton, 56, of Riverview was killed in the crash. Also killed was were Joshua M. Brock, 22 of Dade City and his year-old passenger, Jason Brock. Blanton's passenger, Michael W. Blanton, 53, of Riverview, sustained minor injuries. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, for unknown reasons the Oldsmobile driven by Joshua Brock crossed the center of the roadway and drove directly into the path of Blanton's car. The impact caused Brock's car to rotate counter clockwise onto the north shoulder of U.S. 98, coming to rest in a wooded area where it burst into flames. All three…
Friday, June 1, 2012
Rhonda Gee did not have any permanent injuries, just 'bumps and bruises' after her car crash with a known gang member, a sheriff's office spokesperson told the Tampa Bay Times.
The wife of Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee was released from the hospital late Thursday following a car crash with a gang member in Valrico, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Rhonda Gee did not have any permanent injuries, just "bumps and bruises," sheriff's office spokesperson Larry McKinnon told the Times. Gee's car was plowed into by Raul de Alejandro, 22, around 7:30 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Lithia Pinecrest Road and Bloomingdale Avenue, officials said. De Alejandro, who authorities say is a known member of the "Dover Locos" gang, was fleeing from a Hess gas station after he got into an altercation with a clerk who refused to sell him cigarettes, deputies allege. De Alejandro struck Gee's 2012 Dodge with his 1995 Buick …