Single-vehicle crash kills 1 on I-75 SB in Manatee Co.

BRADENTON, FL – An adult male died Saturday morning when his vehicle crashed along the interstate in Bradenton, reports WWSB abc7.

Police say the incident happened early in the morning on the southbound side of I-75, just north of University Parkway in the University Park area of Bradenton.

The investigation thus far indicates that a southbound Tesla caught fire after leaving the roadway and hitting a tree. The collision caused the Tesla to ignite.

The driver was unable to escape from the burning car and died at the scene of the crash.

It is unclear why the victim lost control of the vehicle. A full investigation of the incident is underway.

If you’ve lost a family member in a car accident in Manatee County, it can be hard to think about legal matters when you are overwhelmed and grieving. The Tampa Bay area car accident attorneys at Mickey Keenan P.A. can take on the work of reviewing your case and seeking justice for your loved one. Reach us today online or by phone at (813) 871-1300 to schedule a free consultation.

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