SUV hits parked car, home in Clearwater

- Clearwater emergency crews said an SUV hit a parked car - with someone inside - and landed on the front porch of a home on David Avenue Monday afternoon. 

Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue responded to the accident around 1:40 p.m. in the 300 block of David Avenue, just north of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard.

Police said a Cadillac Escalade veered out of control and hit a parked Honda Accord at 312 David Ave.

A man was inside the car, cleaning it, and was not injured.


One man was taken to the hospital for treatment this afternoon after his SUV veered out of control on David Avenue and...

Posted by Clearwater Fire and Rescue Department on Monday, January 4, 2016


The SUV went through the front yards of two other homes and ran into the front porch of 320 David Ave.

The driver, 44-year-old Elton John Garcia, was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for treatment after the accident. 

Clearwater firefighters had to stabilize part of the porch structure after the crash.

Up Next:

Up Next

  • SUV hits parked car, home in Clearwater
  • Tampa Bay school districts announce makeup days
  • Withlacoochee expected to crest Wednesday
  • After Dunedin school serves as shelter, 80 books missing from classroom
  • Hillsborough County deputies rescue 103-year-old woman during Irma
  • Neo-Nazi takes plea deal on explosives charges
  • Local lineman dies during Hurricane Irma recovery efforts
  • St. Petersburg police searching for looter suspect
  • Police identify possible suspect who followed victim home, attacked her
  • Time drags for those waiting for news from Puerto Rico