Gulfport Police Department
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Chief of Police                                            Public Information Officer
Robert A. Vincent                                         Sgt. Robert L. Burkhart
  (727) 893-1049                                                 (727) 893-1054
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Gulfport Crash Sends Pedestrian to Hospital
 
Gulfport, FL- Wednesday evening at approximately 9:00 PM Gulfport Police were dispatched to the intersection of 58th Street and 15th Avenue South for a traffic crash involving a pedestrian.  Jay J. Bowman of Gulfport was struck in the intersection and  transported to Bayfront Hospital with serious injuries.  Bowman was crossing 15th Avenue walking north from the south east corner.  Bowman was struck by a Chevrolet Tahoe traveling west.  The Tahoe was being driven by Alexa J. Durbin of Redington Shores.  Bowman is currently at Bayfront Hospital listed in critical condition. According to witnesses at the scene, Bowman was at fault for the incident.  Durbin, who was not injured was not charged.