I-4 east near Sanford reopens after accident


SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - An accident with injuries shut down the lanes of Interstate 4 eastbound near Sanford Tuesday afternoon.

The accident had the interstate shut down at the exit to State Road 17/92.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers and emergency vehicles responded to the accident.

Cars moved slowly past the accident on the right-hand shoulder of the road.

The accident created a lengthy backup.

By 4:40 p.m,. all of the lanes were open, though traffic was still moving slowly in the area.