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Tampa accident injures pedestrian, closes Fowler Avenue lanes

TAMPA — Fowler Avenue's westbound lanes at N. 30th Street were shut down Tuesday night after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at about 10 p.m., according to Tampa police.

The young man was hit while trying to cross the busy road, police said.

He was taken to Tampa General Hospital, possibly with life-threatening injuries, said Capt. Bill Wade, a spokesman for Tampa Fire Rescue.

Tampa police said the man, who they identified as 20 years old, was in critical condition.

The crash was not related to any events happening at the University of South Florida, police announced late Tuesday.

Details of the crash were not yet known.

Tampa accident injures pedestrian, closes Fowler Avenue lanes 03/17/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 12:55am]
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