Two Pinellas deputy vehicles involved in accident

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL (WFLA) — Two Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputy vehicles were involved in a crash on their way to a call on Thursday morning near U.S. Highway 19.

The accident happened on E. Frontage Road, along the east side of U.S. 19. Frontage Road is closed to the south at the entrance ramp to U.S. 19 and reopens to the north at Bel Air Road. It’s unclear why the two patrol vehicles crashed, but it’s known they were not in a pursuit with a suspect.

Both deputies suffered minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

Traffic information from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office: Frontage closed between Whitney Road and Haines Bayshore Road due to the crash. Also Haines Bayshore Road closed westbound between Frontage Road and Cardinal Drive. U.S. 19 was not blocked. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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