FHP investigating wrong-way crash on I-275

Tampa, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a wrong-way crash on southbound I-275 near 5th Avenue North.

At 4 a.m. on July 5, Nicholas Flamma was driving north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 275 when he collided with two southbound vehicles. Flamma and the two drivers, Marcus Veysey and Shawn Montgomery were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Later Flamma said he knew he was driving the wrong way and was trying to turn around to the correct direction.

All southbound lanes were closed until 5:45 a.m.


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