NB I-75 reopened in Hillsborough after crash kills 2, spills nails

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A crash that killed two people closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 75 at Fletcher Avenue in Hillsborough County for much of Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened around 2:25 p.m. on Tuesday. Northbound I-75 was reopened shortly before 7 p.m.

Emergency crews and the Florida Highway Patrol responded.

A FHP spokesperson said two people were killed in the crash that involved three vehicles.

A large amount of nails were spilled across the road. Drivers must exit northbound I-75 at Fowler Avenue.

Eagle 8 flew over the crash scene shortly after the crash. Traffic was already beginning to back up. Drivers were asked to avoid the area.

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