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Complete Tampa, FL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Tampa result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Tampa crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Tampa accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Resources to help accident victims and their families after a Tampa wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Major hospitals in Tampa include:

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Tampa accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal accident occurs, a Tampa personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Tampa accident lawyer helps accident victims.

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Tampa Bay may test futuristic "smart road" system

In the coming months, downtown Tampa may be host to testing a system of "smart roads." Smart roads have technology to speak to cars using "connected vehicle technology," which can let a vehicle know that a car up ahead is losing control, or warn a driver about a pedestrian crossing the street or an oncoming wrong-way driver. If the program is approved, smart roads capable of turning lights red and green to dynamically control traffic flow will be rolled out in the Channel District. 

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type
Sun, 09/03/2017 Car Accident Luis A. Trinidad Adames, 39, injured in motorcycle collision on Interstate 4 in Hillsborough County, Florida
Sat, 08/26/2017 Car Accident Two people injured in collision on Howard Frankland Bridge in Tampa, Florida
Thu, 08/24/2017 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist killed in collision on Lois Avenue North in Tampa, Florida
Sun, 08/20/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed, driver arrested in hit-and-run at Nebraska Avenue near 23rd Avenue in Tampa, Florida
Thu, 08/10/2017 Drunk Driving Amber Nicole Perera, 29, arrested after Luiz Felipak, 41, Rita Felipak, 29, and Giorgia Felipak, 8, die in fiery crash on Selmon Expressway in Tampa, Florida
Sun, 07/23/2017 Truck Accident Tractor-trailer jackknifes on I-275 in Tampa, Florida
Sat, 07/15/2017 Motorcycle Accident Antonio Castillo, 25, killed in motorcycle collision with vehicle at W. Hillsborough Avenue and N. MacDill Avenue in Tampa, Florida
Wed, 07/12/2017 Motorcycle Accident Luis C. Pineda-Rodriguez, 29, killed when motorcycle and car collide on U.S. 301 at Columbus in Hillsborough, Florida
Mon, 07/03/2017 Car Accident Iesha Thompson, 25, injured in crash with hit-and-run driver on Interstate 75 near Tampa, Florida
Sat, 07/01/2017 Pedestrian Accident Charles Edward Slater, 46, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver at 2nd Avenue at 25th Street in Tampa, Florida
Fri, 06/23/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Andres Alfredo Castillo, 22, killed in collision at Fletcher Avenue and 50th Street in Tampa, Florida
Sat, 06/17/2017 Car Accident Rogelio Ramirez, 29, seriously injured in wrong-way crash with semi truck on Interstate 75 in Hillsborough County, Florida
Sun, 06/04/2017 Car Accident Multi-vehicle injury collision reported on Interstate 275 at Sligh Ave. in Tampa, Florida
Sun, 06/04/2017 Car Accident Lon Brown, 43, facing multiple charges after several hit-and-run collisions from 22nd Avenue North to the Howard Frankland Bridge in Tampa, Florida
Sat, 06/03/2017 Pedestrian Accident Male pedestrian seriously injured in collision with hit-and-run vehicle on Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, Florida