Wrong Way Driver Receives Citation for State Road 60 Accident in Hillsborough County, Florida
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – According to an online news report at tbreporter.com, a man from Brandon received a citation for operating his vehicle on the wrong way in State Road 60 following a traffic accident. A man, aged 54, was cited for driving in the wrong direction in a roadway that is divided. The man only sustained minor injuries and was not transported to a local hospital. *
Another individual, a man, aged 61, from Gibsonton, Georgia, was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The accident occurred in the early morning hours on State Route 60 at the exit for Interstate 75 in Hillsborough County. According to troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol, the 54-year-old man was operating a 2016 Honda CRV on the southern exit ramp from Interstate 75. The man turned left onto State Route 60 and began to travel east in the westerly inside lane. The 61-year-old victim was operating a 2012 Infiniti M37 at a traffic light before he went to turn left, traveling westbound on State Route 60. The two vehicles crashed into one other and the Honda flipped over. It is not believed that alcohol is a factor in causing the accident.
There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the local police.
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