TAMPA — Traffic has returned to normal along Interstate 275 northbound near downtown Tampa after an accident caused a congested mess for about an hour and a half.
A pickup truck and camper it was towing overturned and a fire broke out, blocking all northbound lanes approaching the downtown Ashley Drive exit, according to a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident happened at 8:24 p.m.
There were no reported injuries. Traffic was rerouted through downtown until the road was cleared.