St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2020-044440
Date of original release: 12-12-20

Serious Injury Crash at Roosevelt Blvd. and I275 Southbound Entrance Ramp

Update on 12-14-20 at 11:51 a.m.

The victim, Kenneth Paul Adams, (DOB 06-06-1990), who was hospitalized after the crash with life-threatening injuries, has passed away.

Released on 12-12-20 at 12:19 a.m.

Friday, December 11th, at 6:50 p.m., a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle, driven by a 30 year old St. Petersburg man was southeast-bound on Roosevelt Blvd North . A 2008 Mercedes four door sedan, driven by a 22 year old St. Petersburg man was headed Northwest on Roosevelt Blvd. North, attempting to turn left onto southbound I275. The sedan turned in front of the oncoming motorcycle and the motorcycle struck the car in the right rear.

The motorcycle driver, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered life - threatening injuries and was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

This crash investigation is ongoing.

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer