Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.)
Deputy Brandon Lundy (Not Injured)
Hire Date: 10/07/2011
Vehicle: 2013 Chevy Tahoe
Elexa Clark (Driver/Injured)
Address: 2342 Arcadia Drive, Holiday
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Focus
Deputies assigned to the Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) have responded to a deputy involved crash. The deputy was not injured. The driver of the vehicle sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Deputies responded to the crash at about 12:43 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
The crash occurred at the intersection of US19 and E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Tarpon Springs.
According to investigators, Deputy Brandon Lundy was traveling northbound on US 19 responding to an emergency call in the area. As Deputy Lundy approached the intersection of E MLK Jr.Drive, he activated his emergency lights to make a left across US19. Investigators say as Deputy Lundy made the left turn, he was struck on the passenger side of the cruiser by 19-year-old Elexa Clark who was driving southbound on US19.
Clark was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Deputy Lundy was not injured in the crash.
Neither alcohol nor speed appear to be a factor in the crash.
The investigation continues.