TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound lanes of I-295 at Blanding Blvd. blocked by crash

Published On: Mar 15 2013 04:13:29 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 15 2013 06:16:43 PM EDT
I-295 traffic backup at US 17
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

At least five people were hurt in a crash on Interstate 295 northbound between Blanding and Roosevelt boulevards that caused a major traffic backup Friday afternoon, according to Jacksonville Fire-Rescue.

The crash happened about 4 p.m. It's unclear how many cars were involved or how the crash happened.

All of the injuries were said to be non-life-threatening.

Traffic was being rerouted to Blanding until the crash was cleared during rush hour.