News Update: Driver sentenced to 35 years in prison for fatal crash at Eastlake Rd and Forelock Rd

September 2, 2022

EAST LAKE, FL - According to WFLA, a man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for fatally colliding with a Pinellas County deputy at Eastlake Rd and Forelock Rd on Feb. 17, 2021. Robert Holzaepfel, 33, was allegedly intoxicated when he struck Deputy Michael Magli, 30, around 4:30 p.m. The collision pinned Magli under his vehicle. First responders pronounced Magli dead at the scene of ...


News update: Teens arrested for fatal crash on Adamo Dr near 50th St

August 12, 2022

TAMPA, FL - Officers have arrested two teens for their role in a fatal collision on Adamo Dr near 50th St on July 24, according to ABC Action News. The accident happened when Kristopher Trenker, 19, started an illegal street race with a 17-year-old male. The two raced each other at speeds up to 120 mph. The 17-year-old driver swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle and struck a culver...


News: Driver fatally strikes another vehicle near Golden Groves Estates

August 1, 2022

SEMINOLE, FL - A driver ran a red light and fatally collided with another vehicle at Seminole Blvd and 102nd Ave N Saturday, according to Fox 13. Brent Rozic, 49, was driving a GMC Denali pickup truck west on 102nd Ave N at excessive speeds when he drove around stopped traffic at the intersection with Seminole Blvd, ran a red light, and collided with a vehicle driven by Roger Kupsoff, 77,...


News: Alleged impaired driver strikes patrol vehicle, injures deputy near Quail Run

August 1, 2022

GREATER NORTHDALE, FL - An alleged impaired driver collided with a patrol vehicle and injured a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy at N Dale Mabry Hwy and Ehrlich Rd Sunday. According to WFLA, Carlos Gutierrez Aquino ran a red light and collided with the patrol vehicle around 6 a.m. The collision spun the patrol vehicle into a car at the intersection. First responders tran...


DUI Accidents

July 27, 2022

Driving under the influence is a criminal offense in every state. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported 5,106 alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes in 2018, which is the last available statistic. Of these 5,106 accidents, there were 810 deaths and thousands of serious injuries. Since the person driving under the influence is often unable to react quickly or ...


News: Alleged impaired driver collides with motorcyclist on 30th St

June 17, 2022

TAMPA, FL - According to WFLA, a woman believed to be impaired collided with a motorcyclist head-on while heading the wrong way down 30th St Saturday. Hannah Lynn Peters was driving north on 30th St with a five-year-old child in the car when she strayed into the southbound lanes and struck the victim head-on at around 4 a.m. Following the collision, Peters attempted to flee the are...


News Update: Woman found incompetent to stand trial for DUI on Sunshine Skyway Bridge

June 2, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - The woman who allegedly drove drunk and collided with a patrol car on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge on March 6 has been found incompetent to stand trial. Kristen Kay Watts, 52, was driving a BMW at excessive speeds on I-275 when she drove through a road closure for a 10 K race on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. A Florida Highway Patrol trooper intervened and used her ...


News: Former deputy arrested for DUI manslaughter

May 10, 2022

TAMPA, FL - Authorities charged a former deputy with two counts of DUI manslaughter in connection with a fatal crash on the Courtney Campbell Causeway on April 13. According to ABC Action News, Joshua Roelofs, 33, was driving Nissan GT-R at around 100 mph when he collided with the rear of a Kia Sorrento around 3:42 a.m. The impact caused the Kia to roll over. Nobody inside the Kia was wea...


News: Drunk driver fatally strikes vehicle on I-75 NB near FLetcher Ave

May 4, 2022

TAMPA, FL - An alleged drunk driver fatally collided with another vehicle on I-75 near Fletcher Ave Tuesday night, according to WFLA. Michael Troy Jones, 31, was speeding in a Honda Accord on northbound I-75 when he hit a Chevy Cruze. The impact sent the Cruze spinning across the median and into a tree. Jones's Accord crashed into a tree. At least one of the vehicles also collided with a ...


News: Drunk driver crashes into police vehicle on US 19

April 25, 2022

CLEARWATER, FL - A trooper was injured when an impaired driver crashed into his vehicle on US 19 near Hammock Pine Blvd Saturday. According to ABC Action News, the trooper was investigating a crash on US 19 and had his vehicle parked on the side of the road with its emergency lights flashing when Tamico Luwyll Gilbert, 47, slammed his Toyota Highlander into the rear of the officer's cruis...


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