St. Pete teen killed in car crash - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

St. Pete teen killed in car crash

Posted: Updated:
ST PETERSBURG -

Police say she only took her eyes off the road for a moment, but it was long enough to set off a deadly crash.

St. Petersburg Police say Friday evening, Christina Shiver, 16, was driving along the 1300 block of 40th Avenue Northeast when she became distracted.

Investigators say Shiver's vehicle veered to the right, jumped the curb and went up onto the sidewalk.  The vehicle then drove up onto the concrete barriers which separate the roadway and the sidewalk along a bridge. 

Metal guardrails that line the north wall of the bridge pierced through the passenger's side windshield, killing Shiver's passenger, 16-year-old Alexia Douglas, upon impact. 

Shiver was treated at All Children's Hospital for minor injuries and released. 

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:  @WFLATAMPA

 

  • NewsMore>>

  • Riverview High student injured after car crash

    Riverview High student injured after car crash

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:24:45 GMT
    Image courtesy Twitter/Christopher Scipio @Christopurrrrr Image courtesy Twitter/Christopher Scipio @Christopurrrrr
    Hillsborough deputies are responding to a crash involving a Riverview High School student at Balm Riverview Road early Tuesday morning.
    Hillsborough deputies are responding to a crash involving a Riverview High School student at Balm Riverview Road early Tuesday morning.
  • Tampa school's TIE Tuesday teaches more than proper attire

    Tampa school's TIE Tuesday teaches more than proper attire

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:37:44 GMT
    Sebastian Scott, who is in 5th grade, usually wears a tie only once a week.
    Sebastian Scott, who is in 5th grade, usually wears a tie only once a week.
  • 2 in hospital after argument, stabbing in Clearwater

    2 in hospital after argument, stabbing in Clearwater

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:04 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:04:59 GMT
    A man and a woman are both at a hospital early Tuesday morning after an argument they had at the Regal Hotel in Clearwater, according to Clearwater Police.
    A man and a woman are both at a hospital early Tuesday morning after an argument they had at the Regal Hotel in Clearwater, according to Clearwater Police.
  • Lynchburg Voters League helps get more people registered

    Lynchburg Voters League helps get more people registered

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:10:26 GMT
    The Lynchburg Voters League and several local civic groups are helping citizens get registered to vote every Tuesday through October 7.
    The Lynchburg Voters League and several local civic groups are helping citizens get registered to vote every Tuesday through October 7.
  • CareerFest 2014 opens today at Salem Civic Center

    CareerFest 2014 opens today at Salem Civic Center

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:51 AM EDT2014-09-16 09:51:58 GMT
    Dress for success this morning as the 2014 CareerFest is Tuesday in Salem.
    Dress for success this morning as the 2014 CareerFest is Tuesday in Salem.
  • What's News Today, Tuesday, September 16, 2015

    What's News Today

    Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

    Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.