Police Investigating Crash That Closed Twiggs Street

The accident was this morning.

Tampa police are investigating a crash that closed Twiggs Street in downtown Tampa this morning.

The incident occurred just before 8 a.m., and police are examining closed-circuit cameras and video from local businesses to figure out who was at fault.

Here's what police say happened this morning:

Peter Mitchell, 50, of 5246 Strike the Gold Lane in Wesley Chapel, was headed southbound on Ashley Drive on his motorcycle. A 1987 Toyota pickup truck driven by Kenneth moore, 54, of 3202 South Tacon Street Apt. B in Tampa, was traveling northbound on Ashley Drive and headed into the intersection of Twiggs Street East.

Mitchell was thrown from the motorcycle and taken to Tampa General Hospital. Moore was issued a ticket for an expired driver's license.

Check Patch for updates.


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