TAMPA, Fla. — Two people were killed early Saturday in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 275 near the Westshore Boulevard exit. 

What You Need To Know

  • Double-fatal wrong-way crash on I-275

  • FHP: Driver drove north on southbound lanes, causing a collision of 3 vehicles

  • Drivers, 28 and 20, died at the scene

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 3:15 a.m. when a 28-year-old man drove north onto the southbound lanes.

The wrong-way sedan collided head-on with another sedan. Both drivers died at the scene. No identities have been released as of yet.

A third vehicle collided with the second car but that driver was not injured. 

The Westshore exit remained closed to traffic until just before 9 a.m.

Troopers are still investigating the crash but said said driver impairment is suspected.