FORT PIERCE, Fla. – UPDATE: All lanes of the Florida Turnpike have reopened near Fort Pierce following a vehicle crash.
One southbound lane of the Florida Turnpike has been reopened near Fort Pierce following a vehicle crash.
According to authorities, 5 people were injured in the accident after two tractor trailers collided. One person was transported to a local hospital under a trauma alert.
The accident happened at Mile Marker 168, 15 miles north of Fort Pierce, officials say.
Traffic is backed up in both directions.