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Collision involving vehicles from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and Tampa General Hospital Transplant Institute Halts Traffic at East/West Bay Drive and Missouri Avenue

A collision between a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office vehicle and a vehicle from the Tampa General Hospital Transplant Institute occurred on Monday, May 22, 2023, shortly after 7:30 am at the intersection of East/West Bay Drive and Missouri Avenue.

One individual sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the incident and was transported to a nearby hospital. The deputy involved is a School Resource Deputy.

Reports indicate that the Tampa General Hospital vehicle was en route to deliver an organ to a local hospital when the crash took place. An on-scene emergency vehicle completed the transport to the hospital.

Deputy involved crash in Largo

As the investigation by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Major Accident Investigation Team is underway, the intersection of East/West Bay Drive and Missouri Avenue is expected to remain closed for several hours.


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