Hillsborough deputy involved in crash stable
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GIBSONTON (FOX 13) - The Hillsborough County deputy involved in a crash suffered non life-threatening injuries and was listed in stable condition Tuesday evening.
Florida Highway Patrol officers were investigating the crash that shut down Gibsonton Road over I-75 for some time.
Deputies said Hillsborough County Deputy Tim Berg was hit from behind on his motorcycle and dragged 150 feet by a utility truck. Deputy Berg was pinned underneath two trucks, deputies said.
He was extricated and airlifted to Tampa General Hospital with a possible broken ankle and several lacerations.
Several other motorists were injured in the crash. There is no word yet on their conditions.
Deputy Berg, 37, is a 9-year veteran of the sheriff's department.