Small plane crashes in Tampa, three people taken to hospital

Published: December 18, 2020 2:13 PM EST
Updated: December 18, 2020 2:16 PM EST
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Police and fire rescue crews are responding to a small plane crash in the Westshore area of Tampa.

Tampa Police said the crash happened at North Ward Street and West Laurel Street, which is near Tampa International Airport and several hotels.

Tampa Fire Rescue said three people were on board the small piper aircraft and have been taken to the hospital as trauma alerts. Tampa Police previously said one person had minor injuries.

No one on the ground was injured.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area while crews investigate.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.