M.A.I.T. Crash Investigation

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
- Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.)

David Tommy Hutman (Driver- Uninjured)
DOB: 12/22/1935
Address: 3200 Gulf Boulevard, Unit #202, St. Pete Beach
Vehicle: 2009 BMW 328i

Martin James Walsh (Pedestrian- Injured)
DOB: 05/07/1936
Address: 1847 Shore Drive South, South Pasadena

What:
Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team are investigating a serious vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in South Pasadena.

When:
The crash occurred at about 3:14 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018.

Where:
The crash occurred near the intersection of Pasadena Avenue South and Shore Drive South in South Pasadena.

Why/How:
According to investigators, 82-year-old David Hutman was driving his 2009 BMW 328i, southwest on Pasadena Avenue South approaching Shore Drive South, with a green traffic light.

Investigators say 81-year-old Martin Walsh was walking northwest, crossing Pasadena Avenue South at the intersection of Shore Drive South, in the marked crosswalk when he was struck by Hutman’s BMW.

Witnesses told investigators that Walsh darted out in front of the BMW while Hutman had a green traffic light.

Paramedics responded to the scene and transported Walsh to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators do not believe speed or impairment were factors in the crash.

The investigation continues.   

Posted by Spencer Gross Friday, May 4, 2018 7:48:00 PM Categories: Vehicle Crashes

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