Monroe County fatal crash closes I-75

Blade Staff Published:

MONROE -- One person has been killed in a fiery traffic wreck on I-75 near the Dunbar Road overpass on Wednesday, which has caused authorities to shut down the expressway in both directions.

Dunbar Road and the exit has also been closed in both directions, the dispatcher said.

Authorities said the crash involved multiple vehicles, including at least one semi. In addition to the fatal, it was unknown how many injuries there were.

Crews are also evaluating the overpass for structural damage.

The crash occurred at about 9:40 a.m. Additional details were not immediately available.

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