Passenger, motorcycle rider killed in DUI crash on Bayside Bridge, troopers say

CLEARWATER — A 29-calendar year-old St. Petersburg woman drove across the median on the Bayside Bridge and collided with two cars Sunday night time, killing her passenger and a motorbike rider, the Florida Freeway Patrol stated.


The lady, Shanquia Zaneta Holte, was arrested on expenses of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide in connection with the collision at 11:10 p.m. Holte experienced a blood alcoholic beverages amount of .191, additional than 2 times the authorized restrict for motorists of .08, the Freeway Patrol reported.

Holte was driving south on the bridge in a 2019 Nissan Altima when she dropped regulate, crossed the median and struck two northbound vehicles — a Nissan Rogue and a 2018 Qipai motorcycle, the Freeway Patrol stated. The Altima and the motorbike came to relaxation in the tree line on the east aspect of the bridge. The Rogue spun across the median and came to relaxation in the southbound lanes.

A 29-calendar year-outdated Largo girl who was a passenger in the Altima and a 50-12 months-outdated Palm Harbor male driving the bike ended up killed. Holte was addressed for small accidents at Bayfront Health care Heart and arrested seven hrs immediately after the crash. The 50-year-previous Tampa lady driving the Rogue was not damage.

Neither occupant of the Altima was donning seatbelts. The Rogue driver was.

Holte advised investigators she had been consuming Hennessy on the rocks at a lounge north of the bridge and was feeling “tipsy,” in accordance to an arrest report.

The Freeway Patrol did not launch the names of the victims since of its interpretation of Marsy’s Regulation, a voter-permitted amendment to the state Structure that was meant to protect criminal offense victims but that deprives the general public of facts very long obtainable under Florida’s public information law.

ran into a sport utility motor vehicle and a bike, killing her passenger and V-1 was touring southbound on CR-611 along the Bayside Bridge. V-2 and V-3 were traveling northbound on the

Bayside Bridge in the inside and centre lanes respectively. D-1 missing handle of V-1 which crossed the median and

collided with V-2, then ongoing and struck V-3. Publish-influence, V-2 rotated to remaining rest throughout the median in the

southbound lanes of CR-611 whilst V-1 and V-3 traveled to the east shoulder the place the vehicles arrived to relaxation in the

tree line. A passenger in V-1 and D-3 both of those endured fatal accidents at the scene of the crash. D-1 was later on arrested by

FHP Troopers for DUI Manslaughter and Vehicular Homicide.

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