TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A man died in a crash involving a dump truck under an Interstate 4 overpass in Tampa early Wednesday, police said.
Tampa police said the crash happened at the intersection of East Columbus Drive and I-4 West shortly before 2:30 a.m.
Investigators said a driver of a 2006 Scion TC ran a red light at the off-ramp intersection. Shortly after, a dump truck struck the Scion.
Officers said they tried to perform life-saving measures on a 25-year-old who was in the front passenger seat of the Scion. The man was taken to a hospital, where he died.
The driver and two other passengers were taken to a hospital for treatment. They were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The dump truck driver was not hurt.
Tampa police said DUI manslaughter charges are pending against the Scion driver. The driver’s name was not released.