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Tampa woman ejected and seriously injured when SUV flips on I-4

PLANT CITY — A 65-year-old woman was ejected and seriously injured when the sport utility vehicle she was riding in blew a tire and flipped over on Interstate 4 on Tuesday afternoon.

Hortensia Urso of Tampa was in the back seat of 2004 Ford SUV when the tire blew just before 4 p.m. near Branch Forbes Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The westbound vehicle flipped twice in the left lane and landed upside down in the center median, troopers said.

Urso, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to Lakeland Regional Hospital.

The three other passengers — Katrina Urso, 37, Brady Urso, 7 and Salvatore Urso Jr., 10 — were taken to Tampa General Hospital with the driver, Salvatore J. Urso, 38. All were wearing seat belts and had minor injuries.

Tampa woman ejected and seriously injured when SUV flips on I-4 03/29/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 6:41pm]
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