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Man killed in crash after running red light on MacDill Avenue


TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A driver in his late 50s was killed Friday morning after he blew through a red light and hit a car in Tampa, police said.

The accident happened around 12:23 a.m. at the intersection of MacDill Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard.

Police said the man was heading north on MacDill in a Honda Civic and ran the red light at the intersection of MacDill and Kennedy Boulevard. A Cadillac that was traveling westbound on Kennedy hit the Honda on the passenger side and both vehicles ended up on the northwest corner of Kennedy.

The driver of the Honda died at the scene. He has not been identified.

Police said the driver of the Cadillac, was not seriously hurt and remained at the scene.

NOTE: Police previously reported the second driver had died, but an updated release said he was not seriously hurt. This story has been corrected.


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