Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Northbound I-95 Re-Opened After Crash

UPDATE: All lanes have re-opened following today's traffic crash.

MELBOURNE, Florida - A crash on northbound I-95 in Brevard County near mile marker 180 and US-192 in Melbourne, Florida has all lanes blocked, and the road closed.

Traffic is backed up for miles until CR-516.  Motorists are being detoured to use exit 180, and enter onto US-192. Motorists are advised to use caution and continue through the intersection to return to I-95 NB.

The traffic accident involves a semi-tractor trailer that overturned which caused the driver to be entrapped for over an hour. Fire rescue crews are on scene to perform a 'heavy extracation' to retrieve the driver, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue.

Photo credit: BCFR