CLEARWATER – A Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputy and a pregnant woman suffered minor injuries during a crash that occurred about 1:18 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, at 49th Street and Ulmerton Road in Clearwater.
According to investigators with the sheriff’s Major Accident Team, Deputy Sarah Harlan, 47, was stopped in traffic in the southbound lanes of 49th Street North when her vehicle was rear-ended by a 1998 Pontiac van driven by Tatanisha Harper, 33, of St. Petersburg.
Deputies said Harper, who is pregnant, reported feeling lightheaded. She was transported by ambulance to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Harlan, who was on duty at the time of the crash, transported herself to the hospital as a precaution and for treatment of minor injuries.