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12-048 Man Is Struck While Returning To His Stalled Vehicle

A man is in critical but stable condition, following a pedestrian vs. vehicle crash on Tampa Road and Sunflower Drive late Wednesday night, March 14, 2012.

Who:

The injured pedestrian is identified as:

Jason Billingham

DOB:  5/24/73

No last known address

He was driving a 2003, white, Dodge Caravan. This vehicle was stalled in the median lane of Tampa Road, as it had run out of gas. Billingham was struck as he was returning to his van, carrying a gas can filled with fuel.

There were two other drivers:

Jeffrey Boulware

DOB:  3/3/53

3704 Simpson Court

Palm Harbor

Boulware was driving a 2003, white, Mercury Sable, 4-door

 

Brian Davis

DOB:  3/4/92

1241 Penny Court

Dunedin

Davis was driving a 2002, white, Honda Accord

 

What:  According to investigating deputies with the Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT):

Jason Billingham was struck as he was crossing Tampa Road from the north side to the center median, where his van was stalled. This occurred at the intersection with Sunflower Drive.

Billingham was struck by the westbound Mercury Sable, driven by Boulware.

Boulware’s vehicle was then struck from behind by Davis, who was also headed westbound in the white Honda.

 When:  The crash occurred just after 10:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2012.

 Where: Tampa Road and Sunflower Drive

 How/Why:

Billingham was transported by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center with multiple fractures and lacerations.  Boulware and Davis were taken by ambulance to Mease Countryside Hospital for treatment of their less serious injuries.  Deputies say Billingham was not using a crosswalk.

There are no charges. The investigation continues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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