SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Crews are responding to a multiple car pile up on Gladiolus Drive and 41.

The accident happened around 10:45 am and involved six cars. So far, seven injuries have been reported. Six people were taken to the hospital.

One accident caused a chain reaction. One vehicle hit another causing a rollover , then hit several other cars.

Traffic was backed up for miles in both directions. The intersection was closed for an hour. The SB lanes of 41 re-opened at 11:30 am. All lanes re-opened just after noon.