Crash closes portion of I-275 for hours early Saturday

Hillsborough County

The Tampa Police Department is on the scene of a crash with serious injuries.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened just after 1:15 A.M, on I-275 Northbound approaching State Road 60 just before the Kennedy exit. 

Deputies say a Toyota Camry overtook and collided with the rear of a Hyundai Elantra causing the Camry to overturn multiple times. 

The driver of the Camry suffered serious injuries and was taken to St.Joseph’s Hospital and the crash is believed to be alcohol-related.  The other driver suffered minor injuries.

All lanes have since been reopened.

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