Morning commute updates for Monday, December 17

Accident and drive-time reports

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Morning recap:

8:58 -- APOLLO BEACH: @HC_Sheriff vehicle may have been involved in a crash on US-41 & Apollo Beach Blvd, but no injuries are reported.

8:48 -- ST. PETE UPDATE: 12 students were on board bus involved in very minor accident on US-19 & 22nd Ave S. They are all OK.

8:38 -- ST. PETE UPDATE: Crash at 34th/US-19 & 22nd Ave S involves school bus. Unknown if any students on board.

8:32 -- ST. PETERSBURG: EMS working crash at 34th St/US-19 & 22nd Ave S

8:24 -- TAMPA - WESTCHASE: Crash with injuries @ Waters & Sheldon per @HC_Sheriff

8:10 -- HOWARD FRANKLAND BRIDGE: Usual slow traffic on the Tampa end of bridge. Drive time from 4th St N to Dale Mabry = 26 minutes.

7:59 -- TAMPA - PROGRESS - RIVERVIEW: possible pedestrian hit on Tranquility Circle. Looks like residential and/or business area.

7:49 -- I-75 TAMPA: Drive time southbound from the Apex to Fowler = 20-25 minutes w/heaviest traffic at Bruce B Downs. > 5 min from Fowler to I-4.

7:46 -- CLEARWATER: Crash reported @ 49th St N & Ulmerton Rd per EMS

7:44 -- SUNCOAST PKWY/VETERANS EXWY: Drive time southbound from SR-54 to I-275 near TIA = 34 minutes.

7:14 -- I-275 TAMPA: Drive time southbound from Bearss Ave to Dale Mabry = 25 minutes.

7:11 -- PASCO - NEW PORT RICHEY: Crash blocking 2 lanes of SB Little Rd @ SR-54 per FHP.

6:48 -- POLK CO - MULBERRY: Crash with injuries & roadblock reported on Shepherd Rd & Raymond Ave

6:33 -- SILVER ALERT (Missing endangered adult): If you spot a red Nissan Quest van w/FL tag U881US please alert FHP by calling *347.

6:25 -- TAMPA UPDATE: WB Hillsborough Ave is back open at I-275 following earlier DUI investigation.

6:16 -- TAMPA UPDATE FROM TPD: Westbound Hillsborough remains closed at I-275 while DUI unit conducts investigation into earlier crash. Single vehicle driven by  Maria Johnson of Temple Terrace. Johnson was taken to TGH with non-life-threatening injuries.

5:52 -- TAMPA UPDATE: @TampaPD says WB Hillsborough CLOSED approaching 275 for crash investigation. Possible overnight DUI. Use MLK to 275.

5:40 -- MANATEE CO - PALMETTO: Crash blocking 1 southbound lane of US-41 @ Bayshore Rd, north of I-275. FHP on scene.

5:34 -- TAMPA: WB Hillsborough Ave blocked approaching I-275. This could be overnight roadwork that hasn't wrapped yet, although the weekly construction report from FDOT didn't mention that all lanes would be blocked.

5:33 -- BRIDGES are up to speed. Very quiet.

5:11 -- I-75 TAMPA: Car into woods off of I-75 southbound approaching the I-4 exit. Activity on right shoulder of the road.

5:06 -- PALM HARBOR: Four car accident on southbound US-19 at Curlew Rd. Initial reports that two SB lanes are blocked.

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