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I-275 reopens in Tampa after overturned camper accident

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.

I-275 reopens in Tampa after overturned camper accident 11/16/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 6:56am]

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