A traffic accident along East Fowler Ave. Sunday evening resulted in one fatality and forced a second victim to be airlifted to the hospital, according to Tampa police officer R. Hanna.
Hanna said three vehicles were involved in the accident at about 5:30 p.m., which closed the eastbound lanes of Fowler near the intersection of 22nd Street for nearly four hours.
Hanna said about eight emergency and police units arrived at the scene to transport victims to Tampa General Hospital and redirect traffic.
Tampa Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.
According to the police report, a 1998 GMC pickup truck was heading west on Fowler when it swerved to the left and crossed the median hitting a 1992 Lincoln. The driver of the Lincoln was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
A 1997 Chevy Malibu heading eastbound on Fowler hit the Lincoln after the initial impact. The driver of the GMC, Daniel Brady, 59, was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital and listed in critical condition.
The driver of the Malibu, Machela Boone, 23, who is pregnant, was left uninjured while her 2-year-old son sustained minor scratches.