Multiple crashes have been reported on northbound Interstate 75 near University Parkway, including a wrong-way driver, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
At 2:43 p.m., troopers were dispatched to a crash near mile marker 214 on northbound I-75, just north of University Parkway according to the FHP’s live traffic feed. No injuries and roadblocks were reported.
Moments later, FHP listed a report of another incident with a vehicle facing the wrong way near mile marker 215 of the southbound lanes of I-75. Traffic cameras show a trooper pulled over in front of a vehicle facing the wrong way.
In Sarasota County, troopers were dispatched to another crash 30 minutes earlier near mile marker 212 of northbound I-75, just south of University Parkway, which has reportedly shut down two lanes. Traffic cameras are showing traffic delays.
A brush fire reported near mile marker 233, close to the Manatee-Hillsborough county line, may be causing smoke and flames near the interstate. A second report of a brush fire at mile marker 237 in Ruskin is also possibly causing smoke near the interstate.