Car hits Pedestrians on Harbor Island Bridge

Tampa Police say one person died from injuries after a  2013 Audi sedan left the road and went up the sidewalk. The car  hit 3 pedestrians on the sidewalk of the Harbor Island bridge in Tampa late Wednesday afternoon. Police say the driver appeared to have had a medical episode as he was driving south on Franklin Street and swerved off the road near Old Water.  Three people injured were taken to Tampa General Hospital.  The driver, Samuel Steven Weinstein, 66, is cooperating with detectives during their investigation.

Police say Philip A. Ortolani, 66, died as a result of his injuries from the accident. Constance Ortolani, 66 and Beatrice Sanchez, 34 also were injured.

Source:  Tampa Police News Release

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