All Courtney Campbell lanes reopened

Tampa Police say accident is a hit-and-run

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9:45 A.M. UPDATE FROM TPD:  All Courtney Campbell lanes reopened.  More details about earlier crash to follow.

PREVIOUS: Tampa Police is allowing westbound traffic on the Courtney Campbell Causeway to bypass a crash investigation utilizing the service road on the north side of the causeway. Westsbound lanes are expected to remain closed until approximately 7:30 A.M. One lane is open eastbound.

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The westbound lanes of the Courtney Campbell Causeway are temporarily shut down following a traffic crash with life threatening injuries.

Tampa Police says the accident, reported around 4:30 A.M., was the result of a hit and run. A woman driving westbound on the causeway near Ben T Davis Beach spun out of control and hit the concrete median. Her vehicle then caught on fire. She was taken to Tampa General Hospital with life threatening injuries.

The Howard Frankland or Tampa Road/Hillsborough Avenue are alternative options.

Stay with ABC Action News and abcactionnews.com for the latest updates on this developing story.

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