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Travel trailer overturns near Ellenton, blocking I-75 northbound

MANATEE -- A travel trailer overturned north of the Ellenton exit on Interstate 75 Sunday afternoon, blocking northbound lanes, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The travel trailer was hitched to a vehicle with a driver and a passenger inside, heading northbound north of the Ellenton exit on I-75 at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, troopers said.

The hitch failed and the trailer began to sway back and forth, eventually causing the trailer and the vehicle to rotate clockwise, according to a release.

The trailer detached from the car and completely overturned, blocking the right and center lanes of northbound I-75 near mile marker 232, troopers said.

There were no injuries.

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