Major road shut down in Winter Haven

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - All east and westbound lanes of Cypress Gardens Boulevard were shut down near Highway 17 Thursday morning following a serious crash at that intersection, police say.

The crash occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m.

The driver of a pick up truck lost control on the wet road. He went across a raised median and hit another truck.

The driver of that truck was taken to Winter Haven Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. according to a police report.

The westbound lanes were reopened. The eastbound lanes were expected to reopen around 11 a.m.

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