All lanes of southbound Interstate 75 in northern Manatee County reopened after a tractor-trailer that jackknifed left traffic at a near standstill for about three hours.
At least one person was injured, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Just before 11:30 a.m., the crash was reported involving a tractor-trailer, a box truck and at least one other vehicle at mile marker 228, just north of the ramp to Interstate 275, according to the Manatee Emergency Communication Center.
The third vehicle was reported to have gone off the interstate and was stuck in a ditch of water with at least one person trapped inside.
Other details were not immediately available.