Brake Failure Cause of Early Morning Rollover Crash
SPRING HILL – An elderly man is recovering at a local hospital this morning, after the vehicle he was driving overturned on Deltona Blvd.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 72-year-old Thomas Bernard Mulhearn was traveling southbound, approaching Forest Oaks Blvd, when his brakes failed – causing him to veer away from stopped traffic. As a result, Mulhearn’s vehicle overturned in the northbound lanes and came to rest against a lawnmower and store front sign.
Fire Rescue extricated Mulhearn from the heavily damaged vehicle and he was transported to oak Hill Hospital for treatment.
Mulhearn was cited for having defective equipment and failing to provide proof of insurance.
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