Four USF students killed in Tampa crash

Four USF students were killed when a vehicle traveling the wrong direction on I-275 in Tampa slammed head-on into their car.

Four USF students were killed when a vehicle traveling the wrong direction on I-275 in Tampa slammed head-on into their car.

Four USF students were killed in a Tampa crash over the weekend, including one man from Fort Myers.

The fiery crash happened on I-275 when a driver traveling the wrong direction in a Ford Expedition hit the Hyundai Sonata the four Sigma Beta Rho fraternity men were riding in.

The driver of the Expedition has not yet been identified because the body was badly burned and authorities say it might take medical and dental records to identify him.

Toxicology tests will also be conducted to determine if the driver was impaired.

Read more about the crash and about Imityaz “Jim” Ilias, a 2012 Cypress Lake graduate who was killed in the crash.

At Bernardo Injury Law, we have seen far too many accidents where someone was driving the wrong direction, ran a stop sign, was speeding or failed to follow other traffic laws.

These are tragedies that can be avoided if people drive responsibly. Read these safe-driving tips to help reduce the number of crashes on our roadways.

At Bernardo Injury Law, we have helped the victims of crashes. We know how devastating this can be to a family. If you need some advice, contact us at (239) 332-3000 or toll free at 888-428-8943, email us at gethelp@injuryinfo.org or visit our website at injuryinfo.org.

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