Bruce B. Downs Crash Kills Two
The six-vehicle crash closed the northbound lens of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard for several hours.
TAMPA – Two people are dead and one is seriously injured after a six-vehicle crash Wednesday (Oct. 10) on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, the Tampa Police Department said.
Mohamed Saud Hanidan Su Al Toobi, 19, of Tampa, who was driving an Infiniti G37, died at a local hospital where he was taken after the crash. His front-seat passenger died at the scene. The passenger’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin. The back seat passenger was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and was listed in stable condition.
The driver of one of the other vehicles was taken to the hospital with non-threatening injuries and is in stable condition. Drivers from the other cars received minor injuries. Their names were not available.
The crash happened about 5:27 p.m. at 15501 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard.
Police said the Infiniti was headed south on Bruce B Downs from Amberly Drive. For reasons that are still under investigation, the Infiniti veered and struck the center curbed median, sending it over the median into oncoming northbound traffic.
When the Infiniti entered the northbound lanes, it clipped the back end of another vehicle. The Infiniti continued into oncoming traffic where it collided with two other vehicles causing heavy damage. Three other vehicles were also damaged because of secondary incidents caused by the crash. Six vehicles were involved, police said.
The crash resulted in the shutdown of the northbound lanes of Bruce B Downs for several hours. The investigation of the crash scene concluded at about 11:50 p.m.
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