Published: Apr 24, 2014 8:38 AM EDT
Updated: Apr 24, 2014 9:32 AM EDT

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- A three car crash caused major delays in the northbound lane of South Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) at the intersection with Monoco Drive in Punta Gorda.

Dee Hawkins with the Charlotte County Fire Department says one northbound lane is backed up. Southbound is down to one lane as well, but traffic is flowing smoothly.

Hawkins says there is a lot of debris in the road and heavy fog in the area. Drivers urged to use caution.

No word on injuries.