Two Dead in Wrong-Way Crash on I-275 This Morning

June 6, 2020

By: Staff Report

TAMPA: Two people were killed early Saturday in a wrong-way crash on I-275 near the Westshore Boulevard exit. 

Image from FL HWY Patrol
Image from FL HWY Patrol

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 3:15 a.m. when a 28-year-old man drove north onto the southbound lanes. The wrong-way sedan collided head-on with another sedan. Both drivers died at the scene. No identities have been released as of yet.

A third vehicle collided with the second car but that driver was not injured. 

The Westshore exit remained closed to traffic until just before 9 a.m. this morning.

Troopers are still investigating the crash but said said driver impairment is suspected. 

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