Hillsborough County, FL (November 1, 2018) - A teenager from Riverview suffered serious injuries in a two-car crash on the Alafia River Bridge. The crash took place on Tuesday, October 30th.
Authorities report that a 2014 Honda SUV driven by 39-year-old Allison Shryock was stopped in traffic on the bridge, which is located on US 41. At the same time, a 2000 GMC pickup driven by 19-year-old Kyleigh Kirsanne Overholt crested a hill along the bridge. Overholt failed to slow down and slammed into the back of SUV around 3:58 pm.
The SUV was then pushed into the back of a 2016 Toyota driven by Pilar Esteva-Gonzalez. Overholt was seriously hurt and transported to Tampa General Hospital for treatment. The other two drivers suffered minor injuries and were treated on scene.
No further information is available at this time.
A reportable car accident takes place approximately every 92 seconds in Florida. Many accidents involve rear-end collisions such as this one. Rear end collisions are one of the more common type of car accidents that occur on Florida's streets and highway. Rear-end collisions can range from minor in nature all the way to deadly depending on factors such as speed and where the crash takes place.
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