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Serious crash on El Jobean Road in Port Charlotte

Posted at 12:54 PM, Aug 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-23 14:35:05-04

UPDATE (2:30PM) -- All lanes are open again along SR 776/El Jobean Road.

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CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Injuries are reported and westbound lanes of El Jobean Road (S.R. 776) are blocked after a multi-vehicle crash in Port Charlotte.

According to Charlotte County Fire & EMS, the crash is near the intersection with Biscayne Drive, just west of the Charlotte Sports Park.

All westbound traffic is being routed onto Biscayne to detour around the scene.

One male driver was taken to North Port ER for treatment.  The other driver refused treatment at the scene after her vehicle rolled over.

As of 1pm, the Fox 4 Traffic page showed heavy backups along S.R. 776 and Biscayne Drive.

More updates to come.