FHP: Crashes block U.S. 301, State Road 64 in Manatee County

October 8, 2013 

MANATEE -- Two separate crashes slowed rush-hour traffic Tuesday morning on major roadways in Bradenton.

At least one person was hurt in a crash at 7:54 a.m. on U.S. 301 at Colony Drive in Ellenton, according to Florida Highway Patrol. There was road blockage on U.S. 301, according to the FHP website, but the roadway has since been cleared.

Two minutes later, there was a crash on State Road 64 East at Interstate 75. There were no injuries reported, and road blockage on State Road 64 has since been cleared, according to FHP.

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