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Crash on Campbell Causeway in Tampa kills 2

Posted at 5:35 AM, Apr 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-13 06:25:47-04

TAMPA, Fla. — The Courtney Campbell Causeway is closed in both directions while authorities investigate a crash that killed two people, left a third in critical condition and a fourth injured, Tampa Police said Wednesday morning.

Police said the call for the crash came in just after 3:40 a.m. It involved two vehicles.

One of the vehicles, which had four people inside, flipped several times and multiple people were ejected, police said. The second vehicle had one person inside who was uninjured and is cooperating with police.

Police said two men were pronounced dead at the scene. One man was taken to the hospital where he is in critical condition and a woman was taken to the hospital with possible internal injuries, police said.

Tampa Police Traffic Homicide Detectives will take over the investigation.

Police said during the investigation the Causeway will be shut down at the boat ramp for commuters traveling from Tampa to Clearwater. For commuters coming from Clearwater, it's shut down at the entrance to the bridge.

Police expect the road to be closed for several hours.

Clearwater Police are assisting with the investigation and traffic control.