Morning drive updates for Wednesday, December 5th

Accident & drive-time reports

TAMPA - Here's a recap of the trouble spots during Wednesday morning's commute. For traffic updates around the clock, follow me on Twitter @TampaBayTraffic .


8:42 -- I-275 TAMPA: Southbound traffic typically slow through the I-4 interchange.

8:21 --- SUNSHINE SKYWAY: Law enforcement activity on the bridge. No lanes blocked.

8:13 -- TAMPA - CITRUS PARK: HCSO confirms child hit near Sickles HS. Minor cuts & scrapes. Waiting on more info.

8:04 -- TAMPA - CITRUS PARK: Crash at Sickles HS. May be pedestrian/student hit. Checking on this now.

8:00 -- PINELLAS CO - SEMINOLE: Crash on northbound 84th Ln @ Park Blvd.

7:58 -- I-275 TAMPA: DRIVE TIME southbound from Bearss Ave, through I-4, to Dale Mabry = 30 minutes.

7:48 -- I-75 BRANDON: Sluggish traffic northbound near SR-60. Drive time between Selmon Exwy & I-4 = 7-10 minutes right now.

7:47 -- POLK CO - WINTER HAVEN: Accident at Spirit Lake Rd & SR-540. No roadblock reported to FHP

7:43 -- US-19 DRIVE TIME southbound between SR-580 & Ulmerton Rd = 16 minutes. Slowest traffic @ Gulf to Bay.

7:31 -- I-4 TAMPA: Westbound traffic jammed between 50th St & I-275.

6:42 -- LUTZ UPDATE: Crash is on SB Collier Pkwy @ Willow Bend. Car on its roof. Fire/rescue on scene. Use Livingston or US-41.

6:37 -- VETERANS EXWY: Fender bender reported northbound near Lutz Lake Fern.

6:35 -- N TAMPA: Fire Dept may still be on scene of crash on Busch Blvd btwn Armenia & N Blvd. Reported just before 6AM

6:34 -- LUTZ: Crash with injuries reported at Collier Pkwy & Willow Bend Pkwy in the Willow Bend neighborhood

6:32 -- TAMPA - TOWN N COUNTRY: Crash reported @ Pinehurst & Waters Ave. @HC_Sheriff responding.

6:28 -- NEW PORT RICHEY: Crash reported at SR-54 & Little Rd. Unknown roadblock, per FHP. Lemme know if you see anything!

6:22 -- ST. PETERSBURG UPDATE: Confirmed malfunctioning traffic signal at 54th Ave N & 34th St/US-19

6:18 -- VETERANS EXPRESSWAY drive time southbound between Van Dyke Rd & I-275 exits near Tampa Int'l Airport = 14 minutes

6:12 -- ST. PETERSBURG: Pinellas Co SO reporting a "road hazard" at 54th Ave N & 34th St. Could be bad traffic signal.

6:03 -- I-275 DRIVE TIME southbound from the I-75 Apex to the Memorial/TIA exit = 20 minutes. .

5:59 -- I-75 DRIVE TIME southbound from SR-54 in Wesley Chapel to I-4 in Tampa = 17 minutes.

5:41 -- POLK CO - MULBERRY: Accident reported at SR-674 & SR-37.

5:28 -- I-4 DRIVE TIME westbound from McIntosh Rd to I-275 in downtown Tampa = 13 minutes.

5:10 -- EAST LAKE - TARPON SPRINGS: Accident reported on East Lake Rd south of Keystone at Forelock Rd.

5:02 -- Overnight interstate roadwork has wrapped up on I-275, I-75 and I-4.

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