Two men killed in motorcycle accident in Tampa

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – Two men are dead after an early morning motorcycle accident in Tampa.

According to Tampa Police, the accident happened just before 3 a.m. on Saturday morning. Two men were riding on the same motorcycle, travelling south on Jones Avenue North. They hit a pothole and lost control of the motorcycle near the 8400 block.

Both men were ejected from the motorcycle and were pronounced dead on scene.

Parts of Jones Avenue North were shut down for hours as investigators mapped out the crash site.

Toxicology reports are pending, but Tampa Police believe alcohol was a factor in the accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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