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Delays reported for morning commute on Sunshine Skyway Bridge after crash

It’s a slow commute headed north on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge Tuesday morning due to a crash that partially blocked traffic, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The inside northbound lane of Interstate 275 on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge was blocked while crews investigated the crash, but was reopened as of 9:45 a.m.

Florida 511’s traffic map showed heavy delays with traffic backing up past U.S. 19 in Manatee County.

ABC Action News reported it takes 50 minutes from one toll booth on the Skyway to the next.

According to FHP, the crash was reported shortly before 8 a.m.

Injuries were reported in the crash, according to FHP.

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.
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