Wrong-Way Crash Injures Five In Tampa

FHP troopers announced a disoriented elderly woman traveling the wrong direction on Memorial Highway caused a crash that injured five people.

The crash took place on Memorial Highway close to I-275 as an elderly woman drove her Toyota Corolla the wrong direction heading south on the northbound traffic side.

As she continued in the wrong direction she crashed into an oncoming Ford Explorer injuring the driver of the SUV and all four passengers.

The driver of the Corolla was injured in the crash as well, and all of the injured were taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa for treatment of their injuries.