Scooter Driver Seriously Injured in I-75 Crash
Both drivers were cited, FHP troopers said.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Tampa man riding a scooter was seriously injured in a crash on I-75 this morning (March 5), according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Choster Exantus, 32, of Tampa, was taken to Tampa General Hospital in serious condition. The other driver, Gehan Rezk-alla, 54, of Land O’ Lakes, was not injured.
Exantus was cited for impeding traffic. Rezk-alla was cited for careless driving, troopers said.
The crash happened about 6 a.m. on southbound I-75 north of Fletcher Avenue in Hillsborough County.
Troopers said Exantus was driving a 2018 Yngf wouth on I-75 in the outside lane “at a very low speed.” Rezk-alla, who was driving a 2011 Toyota Sienna, overtook and collided with the rear of the scooter. The scooter was pushed onto the outside grass shoulder.
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