Robert Lopshire was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
Robert Lopshire was driving his Mitsubishi Montero SUV southbound on Rowan Road south of Woodridge Estates Drive on Tuesday when his vehicle rotated for unknown reasons and traveled into the northbound lane, according to Florida Highway Patrol Troopers. Then it overturned. A northbound 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser, driven by New Port Richey resident Carrie L. Jahn, then struck the SUV. Lopshire was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. His current condition is unknown. *Article corrected.
While statewide numbers are down, Pasco County saw a small increase in collisions in 2011, according to a new state report. We want to hear from you in West Pasco on what roads worry you the most.
The number of traffic crashes in Pasco County rose from 5,576 in 2010 to 5,610 in 2011. A total of three teen drivers or their passengers, ages 15 to 19, were killed in motor vehicle accidents in Pasco County in 2011. Three bicyclists were killed while trying to navigate Pasco roadways. These are just a few of the numbers released in the state Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles 2011 Florida Crash Statistics Report. The report was just released by the state and includes a variety of information related to roadway safety throughout the state and in Pasco County. While Hillsborough did see a rise in its crash numbers, the state witnessed a drop in fatalities, the report says. In fact, the drop between 2010 and 2011 in fatalities …