Hillsborough County, FL (July 6, 2020) – A fatal car accident took place on a roadway in Hillsborough County this past Friday that took the life of one woman.
The collision took place on I-75 at approximately 11:00 p.m. when a 61-year-old woman driving a truck and a 20-year-old male driving a sedan were both traveling south. The man attempted to switch lanes and the right side of his sedan struck the left side of her truck. The force of the impact caused the truck to roll and come to a full stop on a median.
The 61-year-old woman was transported by paramedics to a nearby medical center where she later succumbed to her injuries. The 20-year-old driver sustained minor injuries.
Neither of the persons involved in the wreck have been identified at this time.
The accident remains under investigation by authorities.
No further information is available at this time.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
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