Traffic began moving around 7:30 p.m. after the debris and vehicles were moved from the highway. It was not clear how many people were injured, but Pinellas County EMS took three people to local hospitals for treatment of their accident-related injuries.
TAMPA — Seven (7) to eight (8) individual crashes caused about fifty (50) vehicles to pile up on the Howard Frankland Bridge. This massive accident took place soon after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game let out from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Southbound Interstate 275 was backed up for nearly three hours as the Florida Highway Patrol investigated these accidents.