Van carrying inmates crashes near Plant City

PLANT CITY, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol says a van carrying 25 inmates was involved in a crash on Interstate 4 near Plant City.

The crash occurred about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Officials say there were no major injuries although some inmates complained of neck and back pain.

The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/UrGmuy ) reports the van was heading to a prison when it crashed. It returned to the Falkenburg Road Jail near Tampa where the inmates were evaluated at the infirmary.

There was no word on what caused the crash.

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Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.), http://www.tampabay.com.

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