HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office motorcycle deputy was involved in a six-vehicle accident in the Gibsonton area on Tuesday afternoon.
It happened in the area of Interstate-75 and Gibsonton Drive.
The deputy, Tim Berg, 37, was pinned underneath a vehicle. It took paramedics an hour to rescue Berg. He was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital. The veteran deputy is in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. He sustained several lacerations and may have broken his ankle.
Three other patients were transported to local hospitals.
A sheriff’s office spokesperson said that the vehicles involved in the crash included a Ford Mustang, a Ford F-150, a sedan, a flatbed semi, a large semi, and the deputy’s motorcycle.
Gibsonton Drive has reopened in both directions.
The accident is under investigation.
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