I-75 southbound lanes now open after crash

Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 9:25 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 9:25 a.m.

DADE CITY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol says the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 are now open following two crashes involving three tractor-trailers and a passenger near Dade City.

The FHP says the crashes happened around 5 a.m. Tuesday.

The agency says one man was airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries.

Investigators are trying to find out why the crashes occurred. The road was closed for about four hours and motorists were diverted to State Road 40.

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