News: Rollover crash causes delays on Veterans Expressway in Hillsborough County

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – Drivers faced delays on a roadway in Hillsborough County Friday morning due to a rollover crash, reports WFLA.

The accident happened in the southbound lanes of the Veterans Expressway at State Road 60, blocking the expressway’s left shoulder.

The off-ramp to State Road 60 was shut down, causing traffic backups through the area. No information was immediately available on what led to the crash or whether anyone was injured.

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News: Fiery crash on I-275 in Pinellas County kills 1, injures 2

TAMPA, FL – One person was killed and two others injured after a collision on Interstate 275 in Pinellas County on Tuesday night, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a man was driving a sedan at high speed on I-275 south near Gandy Boulevard when he struck another car from behind at about 10:10 p.m.

The impact knocked both vehicles off the roadway and onto a shoulder. The sedan crashed into a light pole and a tree, then went up in flames. The driver, a 26-year-old man from Tampa, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, a 22-year-old Tampa man, was seriously injured.

The other car involved came to rest on the shoulder and that driver, a 25-year-old St. Petersburg man, sustained minor injuries.

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News: Moped rider killed after being struck by SUV on State Road 70

MANATEE COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly moped accident on State Road 70 in Manatee County, the Bradenton Herald reports.

The FHP said a 29-year-old moped rider was headed west near 34th Street West early Sunday when an SUV hit him from behind at about 2:30 a.m.

The moped flipped from the impact and the man was thrown off the vehicle. The victim, a Bradenton resident, died of his injuries Monday at Blake Medical Center. His identity was not released.

A 52-year-old Bradenton man who was driving the SUV was not injured. No one else was in his vehicle.

State troopers said the moped rider was not wearing a helmet when the crash occurred.

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