Incident Date/Time: 09/20/2023 at 2:30 AM
Location: of I-4 W/ E Columbus Dr.
Details: The Tampa Police Department is investigating a fatal crash between 2006 Scion TC and 2020 Peterbilt dump truck, at the intersection of I-4 W and E Columbus Drive , under the overpass.
On September 20th, 2023, Tampa PD Officers responded to a crash at I-4 W and E Columbus Drive, under the overpass. The 2006 Scion TC failed to stop at a red light at the off-ramp intersection, at which point the dump truck struck the Scion.
Officers arrived on scene and located a deceased 25-year-old black male in the front passenger seat of the Scion. Lifesaving measures were performed, and the victim was transported to a local hospital, but ultimately succumbed to their injuries. The driver and back seat passengers of the Scion were also transported to a local hospital where they were treated for non-life threaten injuries. The driver of the dump truck was unharmed.
DUI Manslaughter charges are pending on the driver of the 2006 Scion TC.
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Any additional details in this investigation will be released through the TPD Public Information Office once they are available.
Officer Stefon Filer
Public Information Office
Tampa Police Department