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Tampa Man Arrested After Hit-and-Run With Police Cruiser

Tampa Man Arrested After Hit-and-Run With Police Cruiser

Kevin R. Quackenbush

Tampa Bay Tribune via YellowBrix

October 31, 2010

TAMPA – A Tampa police officer sustained minor injuries early today when his cruiser was struck by a hit-and-run driver, authorities said.

Officer David Michelson suffered a minor cut to the head in the predawn accident on North McKinley Drive, north of Bougainvillea Avenue, according to an early report. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The driver of the other vehicle, Kevin R. Quackenbush, 21, of 10811 McKinley Drive, Apt. 13108, Tampa, left the scene but was soon located and arrested on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident, police said.

Police said Quackensbush, who was uninjured in the collision, failed to yield the right of way, turning left in front of the marked police car.


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