FL-31 reopened after severe crash near Babcock Ranch Preserve

Posted at 11:07 AM, Feb 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-17 14:39:18-05

UPDATE (12:15PM) -- FHP reports all lanes are open again on FL-31.


CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- One lane of FL-31 has reopened to alternating traffic just south of Bermont Road in rural Charlotte County due to a serious crash with trauma alerts.

FHP says all lanes should be open by 12:20pm.

The crash was reported around 9:30 a.m. Early reports indicate three injuries in the crash, two of which are trauma alerts.

Florida Highway Patrol says the crash involved a tanker truck, semi truck, and a pickup truck.

The DEP has been notified of a fuel spill at the scene.

We'll update as we learn more.

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