Man dies in Hillsborough County car accident

- The Hillsborough County sheriff's office is investigating a fatal accident that happened Sunday afternoon. 

Investigators say Robert Smith of Riverview was driving eastbound on Big Bend Road around 3:00 p.m. when he attempted to make a left turn onto Lincoln Road. While he was turning, Smith's car crossed the path of 79 year-old Keith Thompson who was westbound on Big Bend Road resulting in the accident. 

Smith's car overturned, coming to rest on it's driver side. Smith and 4 juvenile passengers were taken to Tampa General Hospital with non-life-threatening injures.

Thompson was transported to St. Joseph's South Hospital where he died from his injuries.

No word yet on charges.  

 

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