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.
I-75 SB is closed at the Peace River bridge for a rollover crash. Traffic is being diverted onto Exit 167 (Harborview Road). pic.twitter.com/U5jWmjVWlc
— Charlotte Sheriff (@CCSOFLSheriff) November 29, 2017
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.