TAMPA — A woman was severely injured Friday when the sport utility vehicle she was driving crashed into a guardrail and overturned on the Veterans Expressway south of Waters Avenue, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Brittney Lynn Fulford, 28, was driving north about 10:50 a.m. on the Expressway in a 1997 Toyota 4Runner when the crash happened, troopers said. About a half-mile south of Waters Avenue, Fulford lost control of the car, which hit the guardrail, tipped over and slammed into a light pole, officials said.
Fulford, of Tampa, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in critical condition, troopers said. The cause of the crash was under investigation.