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Crash on I-75 in Estero causes road blockage

Posted at 1:35 PM, Apr 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 06:25:58-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A crash near mile marker 124 in Estero is causing extensive backups in both directions on Interstate 75.

The crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. Monday in the southbound lanes of I-75, where Estero Parkway crosses over the roadway.

Early reports indicate a dump truck crashed into the overpass support in the median, and at least one person was injured.

A trauma alert helicopter was called to the scene.

Drivers should avoid the area between Alico Road (exit #128) and Corkscrew Road (exit #123) if possible.

You can monitor live traffic conditions on the Fox 4 Traffic Page.