TAMPA, Fla. — A man has been arrested on DUI charges after an overnight Interstate 4 crash involving a motorcycle.

  • Man on motorcycle killed after hitting back of Dodge pickup
  • Dodge continued onto I-75 but was stopped by troopers
  • Driver of Dodge pickup charged with leaving scene, DUI

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Andy Jackson Sanford of Brandon was killed in a crash on I-4 just east of State Road 574. 

Troopers said the crash happened at 1:45 a.m. when the motorcycle and a 2018 Dodge Ram truck were both traveling eastbound on I-4. 

Authorities said Sanford tried to overtake the truck but collided with the back of the truck. Sanford was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he died.  

Following the crash, the truck left the scene and turned northbound on Interstate 75 then turned back southbound on I-75 until stopped by troopers near milepost 268. 

Johnathon Dujuan Thompson, 39, was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of the crash, driving with a suspended license, and DUI.