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. 

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Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Sat, 01/06/2018 Bicycle Accident Moses Carter Jr, 73, killed in bicycle collision on Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, Florida
Fri, 12/15/2017 Bicycle Accident Fatal bicycle collision reported at E. Hillsborough Ave. and N. Central Ave. in Tampa, Florida
Tue, 12/05/2017 Car Accident William Val Swartz, 78, killed and driver Joseph Obregon, 31, arrested following crash involving street racing on Sligh Avenue in Tampa, Florida
Thu, 11/23/2017 Car Accident Justin B. Lakin, 21, Lashay D. Waiters, 24, and Yvette R. Alexandre, 21, killed in wrong-way collision on Interstate 75 in Tampa, Florida
Fri, 11/17/2017 Car Accident Two people injured and alleged drunk driver Collin John Cole, 26, arrested in wrong-way crashes on Courtney Campbell Causeway in Tampa, Florida
Mon, 11/13/2017 Truck Accident Ivan Olvera Rangel, 27, dies after vehicle hits disabled truck on I-275 in Hillsborough County, Florida
Sun, 11/12/2017 Pedestrian Accident Justin Martinez-Sanchez, 19, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Interstate 275 in Tampa, Florida
Mon, 11/06/2017 Motorcycle Accident Michael Scott Conner, 47, killed in motorcycle crash at US 301 and Harney Road in Hillsborough County, Florida
Sun, 10/29/2017 Pedestrian Accident Mostafa Mohammed Abdalla, 19, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Orient Road in Tampa, Florida
Sat, 10/28/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist injured in collision at West Hillsborough and North Lois avenues in Tampa, Florida
Sat, 10/28/2017 Motorcycle Accident Brian J. Drozdowski, 31, killed in motorcycle collision on 78th Street in Tampa, Florida
Mon, 10/23/2017 Car Accident Howard William Hawkins Jr., 50, and Marcellus Andre Shackelford, 38, dead in crash on Morris Bridge Road in Hillsborough County, Florida
Thu, 10/19/2017 Motorcycle Accident Fiifi Buckman Sam, 21, and Etim Nissan Etim-Inyang, 22, injured in motorcycle collision with vehicle on USF Holly Drive in Tampa, Florida
Wed, 10/18/2017 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist Aristeo Antonio Pascual, 45, killed in collision with hit-and-run vehicle on Interstate 4 ramp in Tampa, Florida
Mon, 10/02/2017 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist killed in collision with two vehicles on Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, Florida