Published: Apr 04, 2012 3:21 PM EDT

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies and FHP were on scene of a truck vs motorcycle crash on Veterans Boulevard and Atwater Street Wednesday morning.

CCSO got the call at 7:50 a.m.

Traffic in the east bound of Veterans Boulevard was shut down and deputies were re-routing traffic.

Charlotte County EMS transported the motorcyclist to the hospital.