5 dead, 3 in critical condition following major Hillsborough County crash: FHP

A major crash killed five people and injured three others in Hillsborough County on Sunday night, according to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). Officials said a 2015 Ford Explorer was traveling north on State Road 39 near Bruton Road around 9:22 p.m. when it crossed the centerline of the highway for unknown reasons. The SUV collided nearly head-on with a 2021 Nissan Frontier traveling south.