Deputies: Man Leaves Girl In Median After Crash

MADERIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Deputies say a 41-year-old man crashed his SUV into a telephone pole and left a 7-year-old passenger alone in the median before crashing into two more cars stopped at a red light.

Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies say the first crash happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday. A witness saw an air bag hit the little girl and approached the vehicle to help, but the man drove away.

A short time later, he stopped the car and left the child left alone in the median. Another witness called 911. The vehicle then hit two vehicles stopped at a traffic light, injuring both drivers.

The man tried kicking out the cruiser window after his arrest. He faces multiple charges, including DUI, driving with a suspended or revoked license and child abuse.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Tampa

Kids Rock Science presented by Tampa Bay Water & TECO - at MOSICome be inspired by STEM exhibits at CW44's Kids Rock Science presented by Tampa Bay Water and TECO Saturday, April 15th from 10a-2p at MOSI.
Fake News: Tips On How to Distinguish it from the Real ThingTeachers from elementary school through college are instructing students on how to decipher fact from fiction when it comes to online news, after an election season that saw made-up stories abound.

Listen Live