Update on Fatal Accident at East Lambright Street and North Florida Avenue All previous road closures are now open in all directions.

03/18/15
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Update on Fatal Accident at East Lambright Street and North Florida Avenue

All previous road closures are now open in all directions.

Officer Irene Thomas
TPD PIO

Previous Release:

Update on Serious Crash

VICTIM #1 (DECEASED):
Alexandra C. Johnson, 04/04/1985, W/F, 105 East Lambright Street, Tampa

VICTIM #2:
Lisa A. Valdez, 01/30/74, H/F, 4507 26th Avenue South, Tampa

DETAILS:
Victim #1 was traveling westbound on East Lambright Street in a blue Infiniti. At the intersection of East Lambright Street and North Florida Avenue, Victim #1 attempted to turn southbound onto North Florida Avenue when she was t-boned by Victim #2’s vehicle on the driver’s side. Victim #2 was traveling northbound on North Florida Avenue in a blue Chevy Blazer when she saw Victim #1’s vehicle pull-out in front of her. Victim #2 was unable to avoid striking Victim #1’s vehicle.

Victim #1 was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital where she was pronounced dead as a result of the injuries sustained in the accident. Next-of-kin has been notified.

Victim #2 sustained minor injuries and is expected to be ok.

The investigation is on-going at this time and the previous road closures are still in effect. Another media release will be sent once the roads are back open.

Officer Irene Thomas
TPD PIO

PREVIOUS RELEASE:

Tampa Police Investigating a Serious Crash


WHEN:
05/07/12, 7:00 a.m.

WHERE:
North Florida Avenue / East Lambright Street

DETAILS:
All traffic lanes are closed on Florida Avenue between North Street and Sligh Avenue. Details about the crash are forthcoming.

A media alert will be sent out when the north and southbound lanes are re-open.

Officer Irene Thomas
TPD PIO