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Traffic crash closes southbound Green Bridge between Palmetto and Bradenton; 3 people injured

BRADENTON -- At least two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in downtown Bradenton that closed down the southbound Green Bridge linking Palmetto and Bradenton, police said.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m at the intersection of Ninth Street West and Third Avenue West, just south of the Bradenton end of the bridge.

Traffic on Ninth Street West was blocked in both directions until about 2:25 p.m., according to Bradenton police