Hope you weren’t in a hurry. Traffic on Interstate 75 in Manatee County was at a crawl Thursday morning after a crash brought traffic to a standstill.
Florida Highway Patrol reports the crash in the northbound lanes of I-75 near mile marker 222, north of Manatee Avenue, occurred around 8:15 a.m. All three lanes were blocked. By 9:45 a.m., two lanes had reopened, but the left lane remained blocked.
By 11 a.m., all lanes had reopened, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.
A medical helicopter was at the scene of the crash just before 9 a.m., according to the Sarasota Manatee Regional Traffic Management Center.
Additional information about the crash was not immediately available.