Hillsborough Crash Kills One Pedestrian, Seriously Injures Another
One car crashed into another and pushed it into the pedestrians, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – One pedestrian died of her injuries and another was seriously hurt from a traffic crash Saturday (April 15) night, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Eva Evellanad, 68, of Crescent City, died of her injuries at died at Southbay Hospital. The other pedestrian, Victor Macedo Garcia, 26, also of Crescent City, was taken to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries.
The crash happened about 8:36 p.m. on U.S. 301 at Lightfoot Road. Troopers said a 2015 Nissan Versa driven by Christopher Judah, 43, of Lithia, and a 2004 Chevrolet Envoy driven by Peter Jeantry Jr., 33, of Bradenton, were both traveling north on U.S. 301. The Nissan began to slow for multiple pedestrians who were crossing U.S. 301, but troopers said the Chevrolet did not slow and rear-ended the Nissan. The impact pushed the Nissan into Ms. Evellanad and Garcia, then off the roadway and into a parked 2003 Ford E-100 that was unoccupied.
For information about the Florida Highway Patrol, go to flhsmv.gov.
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