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FHP: Hillsborough prisoner transport van involved in crash

FHP: Hillsborough prisoner transport van involved in crash

LEVY COUNTY, Fla. (970 WFLA) – The Florida Highway Patrol said a Hillsborough County prisoner transport van was involved in a crash in Levy County and all five inside the van had to be sent to the hospital.

FHP said it happened Tuesday at 10:24 am.

Troopers said a vehicle came across the northbound lanes of US 19, across the paved median and into the southbound lanes of US 19 and in front of the prisoner transport van. 

Troopers said the van swerved to the right, but both vehicles still hit each other.

Troopers said the Hillsborough County prisoner transport van had two officers and three inmates and all five occupants of vehicle 2 were transported to UF Health Shands with injuries considered not life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash, troopers said.

 

 

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