Crash blocks portion of I-75 in Punta Gorda

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A Wednesday morning crash temporarily blocked all lanes on a stretch of Interstate 75, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened around 7:04 a.m. in the southbound lanes at mile marker 165, according to the FHP. Southbound traffic was being redirected at Harborview Road in Port Charlotte, and northbound traffic was forced to turn off at Kings Highway.

At least one person was hurt, but the severity of the injuries is unclear. The circumstances leading up to the crash and the vehicles involved are also unclear.

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