Passenger killed, driver hurt after dump truck slams into vehicle on Courtney Campbell Causeway

News

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – One person has died and another was seriously hurt after a dump truck ran over a median and hit their vehicle head-on, police said.

The incident occurred on the Courtney Campbell Causeway at Rocky Point Drive at about 10:25 a.m.

Police said the truck was heading west on the causeway when for unknown reasons, it ran over the median and into oncoming traffic.

The driver and the passenger of the other vehicle suffered serious injuries and the passenger later died.

The driver did not suffer any serious injuries and remained at the scene to cooperate with police officers, authorities said.

All lanes but one westbound lane on the Courtney Campbell have since reopened.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

TRENDING STORIES
Toddler falls to her death from Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Puerto Rico
Body found with more than 100 dog bites in Highlands County, investigators say
‘Floribama Shore’ star arrested for flashing breasts, breaking car window in St. Pete
Police: Another person caught licking Blue Bell Ice Cream at store
WATCH: Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix ends with 2 crashes
Flesh-eating bacteria not just in the water
Photo of starfish with ‘big butt’ goes viral

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Top Videos

Gasparilla pirates invade local hospitals

Thumbnail for the video titled "Gasparilla pirates invade local hospitals"

Pirate ship themed cruise set to make maiden voyage on Gasparilla

Thumbnail for the video titled "Pirate ship themed cruise set to make maiden voyage on Gasparilla"

Storm team 8 Forecast: Cooler and drier today with a lot of sunshine

Thumbnail for the video titled "Storm team 8 Forecast: Cooler and drier today with a lot of sunshine"

Gasparilla 2020: What to know before you go

Thumbnail for the video titled "Gasparilla 2020: What to know before you go"

Law enforcement runs tight ship to keep 2020 Gasparilla safe

Thumbnail for the video titled "Law enforcement runs tight ship to keep 2020 Gasparilla safe"

Mortgage mess fixed

Thumbnail for the video titled "Mortgage mess fixed"

Veteran relieved after dangerous oak tree removed from near his home

Thumbnail for the video titled "Veteran relieved after dangerous oak tree removed from near his home"

New medical marijuana dispensary opens in Lutz 'There was a tremendous need'

Thumbnail for the video titled "New medical marijuana dispensary opens in Lutz 'There was a tremendous need'"

Politics On Your Side - January 19, 2020

Thumbnail for the video titled "Politics On Your Side - January 19, 2020"

Gasparilla invasion causes headaches for business and residents

Thumbnail for the video titled "Gasparilla invasion causes headaches for business and residents"

Sarasota Beef' O Brady's employee tests positive for Hepatitis A

Thumbnail for the video titled "Sarasota Beef' O Brady's employee tests positive for Hepatitis A"
More Local News

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss