The Sarasota Police Department is investigating an accident involving a box truck that drove over the westbound lanes of the Coon Key Bridge.
Police say the driver is safe and out of the truck, however the box truck remains in the water.
VIDEO: Look at the scene @ Coon Key Bridge. Box truck drive off westbound side. Driver safe but heavy traffic delays in area. Please RT pic.twitter.com/3Yx0xTWYKr
— SarasotaPD (@sarasotapd) October 17, 2016
Marine patrol officers are working to remove the truck from the water.
Traffic is beginning to build up and drivers are asked to find alternate routes if possible. The 2 westbound lanes of the Coon Key Bridge are now down to one lane.
Sarasota PD is currently investigating a single vehicle accident involving a box truck that drove over the WB lanes of the Coon Key Bridge. pic.twitter.com/6clecFpe0V
— ABC Action News (@abcactionnews) October 17, 2016