All lanes of Florida Turnpike reopened near Fort Pierce after crash

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – UPDATE: All lanes of the Florida Turnpike have reopened near Fort Pierce following a vehicle crash.

EARLIER STORY:

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.

 

Article source: http://www.wptv.com/news/region-st-lucie-county/fort-pierce/vehicle-crash-closes-all-lanes-of-florida-turnpike-near-fort-pierce

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