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Car plunges into water near Courtney Campbell Causeway, driver transported

Hillsborough County

TAMPA (WFLA) – A driver has crashed off the Courtney Campbell Causeway.

According to Tampa police, the car was driving east on the Causeway when the driver drove off the road and into the bay.

Police said the driver’s vehicle was fully submerged in the water and CPR was administered on the driver after being pulled out of the vehicle by a fisherman who saw the crash happen.

Police say the driver is conscious and alert but won’t tell them what happened to cause the crash.

The coastguard is on scene assisting Tampa Fire Rescue and Tampa police.

At this time there is no word on a cause for the crash.

This is a developing story stick with WFLA for updates.

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