Crash, car fire on Interstate 4 injures 2 people - WFLA News Channel 8

Crash, car fire on Interstate 4 injures 2 people

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

Tampa Fire Rescue officials say two people were hurt in a two-car crash on Interstate 4 Thursday night.

It happened near I-4 eastbound and North 22nd Street. Officials say one car, with a man and woman inside, was stopped on the side of the interstate with a flat tire.

Investigators say a second car crashed in to the back of the stopped car, and one of the cars caught fire.

Tampa Fire Rescue officials say one person in the stopped car was taken to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries. The second person in that car was not hurt.

The person in the car that hit the disabled vehicle had to be extricated from the wreckage. That person was taken to Tampa General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The crash closed all but one lane of Interstate 4. 

Stay with wfla.com for the latest on this developing story.

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