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1-75 closure
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1-75 closure

I-75 northbound near the 174 mile marker in the Port Charlotte area is currently closed due to a vehicle crash involving two tractor trailers. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, one of the tractor trailers has caught fire. The fire department is on scene and working to extinguish the fire. 

Southbound lanes remain open at this time. Northbound traffic is currently being diverted onto Kings Highway.

Traffic will follow Kings Highway south to Veterans Blvd.  Follow Veterans Blvd. west to US 41.  Continue west on US 41 to Toledo Blade.  Continue north on Toledo Blade back to I75.

Motorists should expect delays and should avoid the area if possible.

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