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FHP: All lanes closed on I-10EB between Thomasville Road, U.S. 90 exits after crash

Posted at 5:43 PM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 19:54:57-05

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Troopers say a major multi-vehicle crash is causing a traffic jam on I-10 east in Leon County.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a crash involving a tractor-trailer carrying Mercedes Benz cars in Leon County on I-10 East, at MM 205 (just past the Thomasville Road exit) has traffic backed up to MM 202.

FHP said the tractor-trailer left the roadway, striking a concrete utility pole and guardrail on the south shoulder. The crash disabled the tractor-trailer which came to rest in the eastbound lanes.

As of 5:45 p.m., authorities say all eastbound lanes are blocked, causing major delays.

According to FHP, six new Mercedes Benz cars were damaged in the crash.

At this time, troopers say no injuries are being reported.

Resources are in place attempting to remove the debris from the roadway as quickly and safely as possible, as of 7:55 p.m.

We will update this story as we learn more information.