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Pedestrian crash causes southbound closures on I-75

Posted at 6:55 AM, Aug 29, 2017

The center and inside southbound lanes of I-75 are closed north of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard due to a pedestrian crash that occurred early Tuesday morning.

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Florida Highway Patrol officials say that around 3:35 a.m., an adult female was walking in the center lane of southbound I-75 near mile-marker 272 for unknown reasons when she was struck by a tractor trailer. 

The pedestrian sustained serious, life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital for medical care. 

FHP Troopers remain on scene investigating the incident.

 

 

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