Cape Coral Fire Department

Published: Jan 10, 2014 4:41 PM EST
Updated: Jan 11, 2014 7:39 AM EST

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Fire Department was on the scene of a multiple-vehicle crash with multiple injuries at 1700 Cape Coral Pkwy. E. Friday evening.

The "jaws of life" were used to rescue one person who was trapped inside.

Multiple other patients were transported to area hospitals.

All westbound lanes were shut down for quite a while. The Lee County Sheriff's Office said traffic was also affected on College Pkwy. and McGregor Blvd.