TAMPA (FOX 13) - A fatal crash at the east end of the Howard Frankland Bridge has traffic backed up in both directions on Interstate 275.
The view from SkyFOX showed a car stuck up on the concrete barrier wall in the median near the Kennedy Boulevard exit. At least some lanes in both directions are blocked.
Witness Todd Martin told FOX 13 News it appeared that something had jammed the car's accelerator because the wheels were continuing to run -- spewing white smoke -- even though the vehicle was stranded atop the barrier.
Troopers say it appears the driver lost control and struck the wall, causing the Kia to overturn several times before coming to rest atop the wall.
The driver died at the scene.