Road Rage Turns Deadly in Tampa
Officers are investigating a murder that apparently resulted from a road rage incident that happened while a truck and car were stopped at a traffic light, the Tampa Police Department said.
TAMPA – Officers are searching for the driver of a car who inflicted serious injuries that ultimately resulted in the death of a passenger in another vehicle today (April 4), the Tampa Police Department said.
Gilbert Serna, 56, died at a hospital where he was taken after the incident.
Police said the incident happened about 11:22 a.m. on Fowler Avenue at I-275. The Dodge Ram truck in which Mr. Serna was riding and a black BMW were both stopped on Fowler in the westbound lane. The BMW was on the right side of the truck.
Police said the driver of the BMW got out of his car to verbally confront Mr. Serna, who remained in the truck. The driver of the BMW inflicted upper body trauma on Mr. Serna. It is not clear how he injured Mr. Serna.
The driver of the truck tried to follow the BMW as it headed west on Fowler. Ultimately, the truck stopped at the corner of W 109th Avenue and N Ashley Street.
Tampa police officers performed CPR on Mr. Serna until he was taken to the hospital.
The driver of the BMW has not been located.
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