Traffic crash, vehicle fire shuts down NB lanes on I-275

Last Updated: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Tampa Police have shutdown northbound lanes on I-275 at Busch Blvd. due a vehicle accident that damaged the roadway. 

The Florida Highway Patrol said a vehicle crashed into the back of a Road Ranger around 3:15 a.m. Saturday, causing a large vehicle fire. 

The fire has been put out, but caused damage to the road, prompting police to shut down I-275 NB to East Bird Street. 

Officials have not reported how serious the damage is or when the road will be back open. 

FHP has not reported any injuries at this time. 

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.