Interstate 75 near Manatee County line reopened after crash

A crash blocked part of Interstate 75 northbound near the Manatee County line on Monday.

The crash was reported before 10:30 a.m. at mile marker 213, at University Parkway, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP reported at least one lane was temporarily blocked for emergency vehicles, but has since reopened.

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene of the crash.

Drivers were urged to use caution in the area until the scene was cleared.

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Sara Nealeigh covers what’s happening in the cities of Bradenton and Palmetto, Florida for the Bradenton Herald. She previously covered breaking news for the Herald after moving to Florida from Ohio in 2016.