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PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) is closed in both directions in Punta Gorda due to a serious vehicle accident.
According to Punta Gorda Police, it's near the intersection with Royal Poinciana.
The crash happened at approximately 1 p.m.
Drivers should find an alternate route since the lane closures are expected to last for a while.