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One Person Dies After Fiery Tesla Crash On I-75 Near University Parkway


MANATEE COUNTY – FHP has announced that an unidentified person has died after a crash on Interstate 75 Saturday.

The crash occurred as an unidentified motorist was driving southbound on I-75 north of University Parkway very early Saturday morning.

At approximately 2:54 AM, for reasons unknown, the driver of the vehicle lost control of the Tesla and traveled off the roadway driving across the shoulder, and then into a ditch on the eastern side of the southbound lanes, where the vehicle then collided with a tree.

After crashing into the tree the vehicle caught fire and was engulfed in flames.

The driver, was injured in the crash and unable to exit the vehicle.

Manatee County EMS responded to the crash and pronounced the driver deceased at the scene of the accident.

A Florida Highway Patrol Traffic Homicide Unit has continued to investigate the cause of the crash.

During his time as a public attorney for the State of Florida, Bernard Walsh developed a passion for defending the legal rights of Florida's citizens. Having seen many people being taken advantage of after being injured and the financial harm that can cause for families he committed himself fully to helping injured clients get justice, by fighting to make greedy insurance companies pay what they owe.

One Person Dies  After Fiery Tesla Crash On I-75 Near University Parkway

Goldman Babboni Fernandez
Murphy & Walsh




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