Port St. Lucie, FL – Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-95 S near Exit 118/Gatlin Blvd Causes Injuries, Delays
Port St. Lucie, FL (May 5, 2021) – A serious traffic collision in Port St. Lucie occurred on the morning of May 5. At approximately 11:47 a.m., the incident was reported to emergency crews who immediately responded to the scene.
At least one person sustained injuries in the collision that took place on I-85 South near Exit 118/Gatlin Boulevard. Paramedics were able to assist injured parties at the scene. Those who were seriously hurt were transported to local hospitals for treatment as needed.
Traffic was backed up to Exit 120/Crosstown Parkway and all lanes of the interstate were blocked for some time. Local motorists were urged to find alternate travel routes while emergency crews were active at the scene.
Police officials in Port. St Lucie continue to investigate. Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Traffic Accidents in Florida
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