Serious Multi-Vehicle Accident At Big Bend Road
Hillsborough County, FL (Apollo Beach) - Hillsborough County Emergency personnel and Hillsborough County sheriff deputies are on scene of a serious accident with injuries at Big Bend Road and Lincoln Road in Riverview. They say a power pole is down with live wires in the roadway.
The accident involves multiple vehicles. Helicopters were called in to transport two victims with serious injuries, while two ambulances were called in to transport two other victims with less serious injuries.
A Honda Civic was traveling north on Lincoln Road and entered the path of a westbound Ford Explorer. The Civic was hit into a Chevrolet Impala and the driver and passenger of the Civic were transported with serious critical injuries.
The driver of the Impala was transported to South Bay Hospital with minor injuries, while the driver of the Explorer had minor injuries and will seek treatment later.
Westbound Big Bend Road was shut down and traffic was being diverted to Old Big Bend Road but it's all clear now.
According to deputies, a crash happened at the same intersection 12 hours earlier.
Avoid the area and use alternate route to avoid traffic delays.