Couple from Safety Harbor Critically Injured in Crash With a Tractor-Trailer
Tampa, FL (7/21/2020) – A man and a woman from Safety Harbor are in critical condition after crashing into a tractor-trailer on Monday morning. The accident happened around 4:50 a.m. on I-275.
The Florida Highway Patrol states that a 48-year-old man from Tampa was driving north on the interstate when he attempted to make an improper U-turn, causing the couple from Safety Harbor to crash into the trailer with their van. The victims, both 55 years old, were taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
The FHP cited the truck driver for an improper turn. So far, no other charges have been filed.
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