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FHP: Florida men crashed car, carjacked good Samaritans

Car jacking
Posted at 11:11 AM, Sep 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-22 11:11:26-04

TAMPA, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Highway Patrol says two men who were involved in a crash on Interstate 75 are accused of carjacking the good Samaritans who stopped to help them.

The crash happened Tuesday when the driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a barrier wall on I-75.

The car stopped in the center southbound lane. Troopers say another car stopped to help.

The men were armed with a shotgun and forced their way inside that vehicle. Troopers say the men demanded a ride to Tampa.

Once there, they let the victims go.

The victims filed a report with authorities. An investigation continues.