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CLEARED: Crash with injuries blocks lane near Monroe Street exit on I-10

Posted at 5:27 PM, Jul 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 18:44:25-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The right lane of I-10 westbound at the Monroe Street exit is currently blocked due to a crash with injuries.

The Florida Highway Patrol is responding to a crash with injuries at the Monroe Street exit on I-10 westbound. They say the crash happened around 5:22 p.m. Thursday and is causing a roadblock. Troopers are reporting injuries, though there's no word on the severity or number of people involved.

Earlier, a approximately 2:34 p.m., Florida Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to another crash on I-10 westbound at mile marker 199.

They say the crash involved two vehicles, a white commercial vehicle towing a trailer and a white Ford Crown Victoria.

Troopers say the Crown Victoria was entering onto I-10, traveling westbound when it began to hydroplane, causing it to spin and travel into the outside westbound lane. The car came to final rest in the outside westbound lane, directly in the travel path of a semi and trailer.

The semi was unable to avoid the Crown Victoria and crashed into the left side of the Crown Victoria. After the initial collision, the crown Victoria and the Semi traveled onto the north shoulder, the Crown Victoria colliding with the guardrail and the bridge support post (pole).

Both vehicles came to final rest on the north shoulder of I-10 westbound at mile marker 199, directly under U.S. Highway 27 overpass.

Neither of the drivers was injured in the crash.

The driver of the Crown Victoria, 70-year-old James Bryant of Quincy, was cited for careless driving.