Police investigating double fatal wrong-way crash in Ybor City

Breaking News

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Tampa police are currently investigating a double fatal wrong-way crash in Ybor City.

Police say the crash happened at 15th Street and 21st Avenue around 8:42 p.m. after a wrong-way driver traveled southbound on 15th.

Both the driver and passenger of the wrong-way car have died.

The driver hit several parked cars as they drove the wrong way before eventually hitting an occupied car at the intersection of 15th and 21st. The occupied car suffered just minor damages and no one else was injured.

Police say the crash is alcohol-related and DUI units and Traffic Homicide units are currently on the scene. An investigation is underway.

No other information has been released at this time. Please check back for the latest updates.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Top Videos

Wednesday Morning Forecast

Thumbnail for the video titled "Wednesday Morning Forecast"

Tampa water main break could slow down traffic on Wednesday morning

Thumbnail for the video titled "Tampa water main break could slow down traffic on Wednesday morning"

Tampa police investigate assault of teen near Gasparilla parade

Thumbnail for the video titled "Tampa police investigate assault of teen near Gasparilla parade"

Years after fire, Palm Harbor church nearly ready to reopen

Thumbnail for the video titled "Years after fire, Palm Harbor church nearly ready to reopen"

Fivay High School teacher arrested for having loaded gun on campus

Thumbnail for the video titled "Fivay High School teacher arrested for having loaded gun on campus"

Florida College isolates unvaccinated students after measles case on campus

Thumbnail for the video titled "Florida College isolates unvaccinated students after measles case on campus"

Gift cards destroyed

Thumbnail for the video titled "Gift cards destroyed"

Senator urges Trump to orchestrate coordinated approach to prevent spread of coronavirus

Thumbnail for the video titled "Senator urges Trump to orchestrate coordinated approach to prevent spread of coronavirus"

Florida sheriffs continue to push back on criminal justice reforms

Thumbnail for the video titled "Florida sheriffs continue to push back on criminal justice reforms"

Family pleads for help on 11th day of elderly woman's disappearance

Thumbnail for the video titled "Family pleads for help on 11th day of elderly woman's disappearance"

Big bust

Thumbnail for the video titled "Big bust"

Adopter of dog that attacked sheriff's horses lived in a tent in the woods

Thumbnail for the video titled "Adopter of dog that attacked sheriff's horses lived in a tent in the woods"
More Local News

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss