Sunshine Skyway lanes closed as accident victim is airlifted from wreck scene

Published Sept. 12, 2014

A rollover crash blocked the northbound lane of Interstate 275 early Friday morning on the Sunshine Skyway, and at least one person was injured.

The crash happened just before 8 a.m. near mile marker 6, on the Manatee County side of the bridge. Florida Highway Patrol officials said there were two crashes, but were not sure if they were related.

At least one person was airlifted to a hospital. Further details were not immediately available.