Major Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down I-275


At approximately 5:00 p.m. today, deputies responded to Nebraska Avenue and 139th in reference to a single vehicle crash where a vehicle struck a pole. Hillsborough County Fire also responded to the scene. A Battalion Chief with the fire department arrived at the scene and the suspect in the vehicle crash, jumped out and jumped into the fire pick up truck and fled the scene. The vehicle in the crash was stolen.

Deputies pursued the vehicle onto Southbound Interstate 275 and ended the pursuit in the area of Sligh avenue where it was then picked up by Tampa Police Department.

The vehicle continued on and crashed in the area of Interstate 275 near Ashley Street. Tampa Officers took the suspect into custody at the scene.

Tampa Police Department is working the crash on the Interstate and the arrest.

Hillsborough Deputies are working the stolen vehicle crash at Nebraska avenue and the Fire Chief’s stolen vehicle.