Sunshine Skyway Bridge traffic moving smoothly after 2 accidents

(WFLA) — Traffic was back to normal on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge Tuesday afternoon, after accidents on both sides of the bridge backed up traffic for many hours.

A Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson said that both accidents happened near milepost 11 around 11:10 a.m.

The northbound crash involved an overturned dump truck with a spilled load of dirt. That crash blocked traffic in the northbound lanes.

A second crash involving two vehicles happened in the southbound lanes near milepost 11. The accident backed up traffic in the southbound lanes.

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