TAMPA - Mason Dixon
, a disc jockey who joined Tampa's radio scene in 1978, suffered a collapsed lung and had his
spleen removed after a car accident Saturday. Dixon, who is also program director for WRBQ, 104.7 FM, remains in intensive care at St. Joseph's Hospital.
The accident occurred about noon Saturday, while Dixon
was driving on Mobley Road in northern Hillsborough County in his
1971 Dodge Charger convertible.The 19- year-old driver of a sports utility vehicle heading the other way lost control of her
vehicle and crashed inches behind his
drivers' side door. She
was responsible for the accident but wasn't cited, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office spokesman Cpl.
has worked for several area radio stations.He
is involved with area charities and once helped a radio station raise $100,000 for All Children's Hospital
, who has a wife and two children, is passionate about cars and work, Kirkland said.