PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — I-75 southbound in Pasco County was partially shut down this morning due to a serious multi-vehicle crash with a total of five patients, Pasco Fire Rescue said. As of 4:00 p.m., all lanes are back open.
The accident happened just south of Overpass Road. Just one lane was open during the investigation.
Fire Rescue officials said four of the five patients are trauma alerts. Officials said the crash involved three vehicles.
#TRAFFIC ALERT: I-75 SB just south of Overpass Rd is shut down due to a serious injury crash. 3 vehicles involved with 5 patients. 3 Patents airlifted by helicopters and 2 patients transported by ground. 4 of the 5 patents are trauma alerts. Find an alternate route. #PCFRNews pic.twitter.com/NJg6EzWtqn
— Pasco Fire Rescue (@PascoFireRescue) October 7, 2021
Three of the patients were airlifted to local hospitals and two were transported by ground.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating.