54-year-old man killed in Howard Frankland Bridge crash

Hillsborough County

TAMPA (WFLA) – A 54-year-old man is dead following a crash that shut down the southbound lanes of the Howard Frankland Bridge for hours.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the Pinellas Park resident was driving a Toyota Tacoma in the center outside lane.

The man attempted to change lanes and hit a Ford Raptor. The impact of the crash caused the Tacoma to rotate and overturn as the Ford crashed into the outside barrier wall.

The driver of the Tacoma died at the scene while the Ford driver was taken to Bayfront Medical Center with serious injuries.

At this time no charges are pending.

Stick with WFLA for updates.


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