Interstate 75 Closed From Accident

A traffic accident with injuries near the Jacaranda Blvd exit Wednesday caused the temporary closure of the southbound lanes on I-75.

The accident occurred at roughly 6:00 in the evening close to mile marker 193. Further details are pending but witnesses stated a motorcyclist was seriously injured and had to be flown away from the crash site on I-75 by helicopter.

By 700 pm the Florida Highway Patrol had the lanes clear and the southbound lanes were once again opened for traffic.