Fatal crash closes intersection in Hillsborough County early Wednesday

Intersection of Adamo & Falkenburg closed
Posted at 5:24 AM, Jan 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-04 09:13:23-05

One person has died after a serious crash in Hillsborough County early Wednesday morning. 

The intersection of Falkenburg Road and Adamo Drive is currently closed while FHP investigates the crash. 

Two vehicles crashed and a third vehicle was hit by debris. FHP says the crash appears to be alcohol-related.

According to the traffic report from FHP, the crash involved a 2016 Chevy SS, a 2005 Acura TSX and a 2013 Chevy Express. 

The Chevy SS was traveling westbound in the center lane on Adamo Drive approaching the intersection of Falkenburg Road. At the same time, the Acura was traveling southbound in the inside left turn lane of Falkenburg Road, approaching the intersection of Adamo Drive. The Chevy express was stopped, facing east at the red light on Adamo Drive and Falkenburg Road. The Acura drove into the intersection as the Chevy SS ran the red light. The Chevy SS collided with the driver side of the Acura. Debris from the crash hit the Chevy Express. 

The driver of the Acura died at Tampa General Hospital. The victim has not been identified, pending next of kin notification.

Florida Highway Patrol says the driver of the Chevy SS, Johnathan Honza, 28, of Brandon, was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. He is in serious condition. 

There were 5 people in the Chevy Express at the time of the accident. No injuries reported. 

Florida Highway Patrol is on scene of the crash investigating. 


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