Hillsborough County, FL (July 25, 2020) - The Florida Highway Patrol, along with paramedics, arrived at the scene of a car accident with injuries in Hillsborough County on Saturday, July 25th. The crash reportedly took place on Interstate 4 just before 12:00 p.m.
According to reports, the crash in the eastbound lanes of the highway near Mile Marker 8. The accident resulted in injuries to at least one person. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after police arrived. The area was blocked off due to the emergency vehicles being in the roadway. Motorists were advised to use caution and to find alternate routes for travel if possible. There is no word on what led up to the accident nor is there any update on the condition of the injured victim.
An investigation is ongoing at this time. There are no additional details available.
Each day there are hundreds of car accidents that happen throughout Florida. Many Florida car accidents occur on major streets and highways such as Interstate 4. High traffic volume, increased speed limits and a larger number of dangerous and reckless drivers all combine to cause a greater risk to all other motorists on the roadway. Drivers should always remember to drive carefully and safely and observe all traffic regulations in order to reduce the chance of being involved in a crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims following this car accident in Hillsborough County.
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