Tampa Police Release Drivers' Names in Sunday Morning's Fatal Crash


INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 1/30/2011 at 12:35 AM

LOCATION: Nebraska Ave. N./just south of East 33rd Avenue

DRIVER #1: Nicole Robinson, B/F, DOB: 9/5/1977, 3603 E. Idlewilds Avenue, Tampa (Deceased)

DRIVER #2: Anthony Phillips, B/M, DOB: 2/8/1970, 826 Coyer Street, Orlando

Nicole Robinson was traveling northbound on Nebraska Avenue in a 92 Lexus while Anthony Phillips was traveling southbound in a 01 Acura. Phillips attempted to turn left into the Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union parking lot, violating Robinson's right of way. Robinson was unconscious at the scene. Fire rescue responded and pronouced her deceased. Phillips was tranpsorted to St. Joseph's Hospital where he was treated and released.

Detectives are still investigating to determine if the driver of the Acura will be cited for the crash.

Janelle McGregor
Public Information Office

***Previous Release***
Tampa Police Media Alert

Traffic Fatality Accident
RPT DATE: 1/30/2011 RPT TIME: 12:35 AM

LOCATION: Nebraska Ave. N./just south of 33rd Ave. E.

VICTIM: Not released at this time until family is notified


DETAILS: 33-year-old female was traveling north on Nebraska Ave. in a 92 Lexus. The other male driver was traveling s/b on N. Nebraska Ave. in a 01 Acura. The Acura attempted to turn left into the Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union parking lot and the victim's vehicle (Lexus) t-boned the Acura. When officers arrived the victim was unconscious and soon pronounced deceased by Tampa Fire Rescue at the scene. The driver of the Acura and the passengers in his vehicle all received minor injuries and were transported to a near by hospital. A detective responded to the scene and the case is still being investigated. Once all NOK have been notified names will be released.
Lt. Lee Bercaw
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