Articles Tagged with Pinellas County


OLDSMAR, FL – A 73-year-old man tried to make a U-turn at a junction and collided with a motorcycle, leading the motorcyclist to die from his wounds Sunday. 

This collision occurred after 9:30 a.m. at the Tampa Road and Oak Leaf Boulevard intersection, according to WFLA. Authorities said the 73-year-old drove west on Tampa while the motorcyclist, who operated a 2012 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, traveled east. The bike was right in front of the 2006 gold Cadillac, leading them to collide. 

First responders took the motorcyclist to a hospital, where he died. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office only identified him as a 20-year-old man and has not released his name at this time. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A man walking along Campbell Park died after he was struck by a driver purposefully, St. Petersburg Police revealed Monday. 

This crash happened before 2:45 a.m. at the 7th Avenue South and 12th Street South junction, FOX 13 News indicated. Police said the pedestrian — 35-year-old Taiwan James Gland — died at the scene. 

Gland was the father of an 18-year-old adult who passed away in a shooting along the Citrus Grove Apartments. 


PINELLAS PARK, FL – A 66-year-old man from Largo walked along a marked crosswalk and was hit by a sedan, leading to his death Tuesday. 

This crash occurred around 9 p.m. at the Park Boulevard and 76th Street North junction, WTSP reported. 

The driver remained at the scene, and officials confirmed they believed the motorist was not impaired or speeding at the time of the collision. 


PINELLAS PARK, FL – A bicyclist was taken to a hospital where they died after they were struck by a Kia Forte in the 6500 block 66th Street North Sunday. 

This crash happened before 12:30 a.m. when the Kia Forte driver struck the front of the bicycle, according to ABC Action News

The driver remained at the scene and will not be facing charges or citations at this time. 


SEMINOLE, FL – A 27-year-old man driving a 2016 Mazda sedan lost his life after he crashed into a fence and then stopped near a retention pond along Walsingham Park Sunday. 

This collision happened after 4 p.m. at the 102nd Avenue and Botanica Drive junction, according to Fox 13 News

The driver and sole occupant — 27-year-old Taylor Titus — was rushed to an area hospital where he died. 


TARPON SPRINGS, FL – A 20-year-old man operating a 2018 Suzuki motorcycle was seriously hurt, and his passenger, a 21-year-old woman, died after his bike collided with an SUV. 

This collision happened in the 39000 block of U.S. Highway 19 before 8 p.m. Friday along AL Anderson Park. According to ABC Action News, the events of this crash unfolded when the driver of the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox struck the motorcycle. 

The passengers from Chevrolet were uninjured, and the motorist — 30-year-old Kayliegh McLiesh — was also unharmed, while the 21-year-old woman from the bike — Alina Faillios Chavez, 21 from Holiday — died at the scene. 


CLEARWATER, FL – A collision that resulted in injuries is currently blocking the Roosevelt Boulevard and 62nd Street intersection in the High Point neighborhood. 

Florida Highway Patrol was made aware of this crash at approximately 5:22 p.m. and arrived at the site at 5:33 p.m. Troopers are investigating the events that led to this incident. They have not specified the severity of injuries sustained or indicated the kind of people and vehicles involved. 

Updates will be provided as they become available. 


CLEARWATER, FL – Two people and a pilot lost their lives after a small plane crashed into a mobile home park complex, leading the plane to catch fire Thursday. 

Several fire responders arrived at the scene — which happened near U.S. Highway 19 — before 7:30 p.m., according to WTSP. The two people who lost their lives were inside the mobile home, along with several others, at the time of the collision. It is not exactly clear what led the pilot to crash into the home. This home, along with three others, were destroyed. 

One person from the mobile home was injured but declined medical treatment. 


TARPON SPRINGS, FL – A 21-year-old woman operating an SUV hit a man on U.S. 19 South, leading him to suffer fatal wounds at the scene Tuesday. 

This crash happened after 10 a.m. near Beckett Way, according to Fox 13 News. The driver remained at the crash site. There has been no official word regarding citations. 

An investigation has begun. Updates will be provided as more details become available. 


PINELLAS PARK, FL – Florida Highway Patrol were summoned to a crash reported Tuesday evening at the northbound 34th Street and 62nd Avenue North junction. 

Troopers have not shut down any lanes. At this time, they have not revealed the events leading up to this crash, indicated the kinds of people and vehicles involved, or said if anyone sustained wounds. 

Updates will be posted should they become available. 

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