A 31-year-old man from Tampa died and three members of his family suffered injuries when his vehicle blew a tire on Interstate 4. The crash took place on Saturday, April 20th, around 6:00 p.m.
Authorities say that the driver was traveling westbound near Branch Forbes Road when he lost control of his SUV and crossed over into the center median. The SUV flipped and ejected him from the vehicle. His passenger, 35-year-old Jennifer Rodriguez, was also ejected. Rodriguez's two children, ages 13 and 1, were also in the vehicle. Rodriguez suffered serious injuries and the children sustained less serious injuries. The driver was killed in the crash. He has not been identified at this time.