News: 1 killed in wreck on Tamiami Trail in Hillsborough County

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – According to The Tampa Bay Times, one person was killed in a crash on Tamiami Trail in Hillsborough County on Friday.

Authorities say the crash took place shortly before 12:00 p.m. near the intersection of Manatee Creek Boulevard and Tamiami Trail. A 77-year-old male driver was traveling west in an SUV on Manatee Creek Boulevard and attempted to make a left turn onto Tamiami Trail when his vehicle collided with a driver of a sedan. The sedan struck the driver’s side of the SUV.

The driver of the SUV sustained serious injuries in the impact and was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the sedan and two other passengers in her vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.

No other details are available at this time. Police continue to investigate.

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