Crash blocks traffic, knocks down power lines

Crash on Atlantic Boulevard near Heart Bridge Expressway


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A multi-car crash with injuries knocked down power lines Saturday and blocked all lanes of Atlantic Boulevard in the city's Empire Point neighborhood, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. 

The crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. just east of the of the Heart Bridge Expressway ramp, police said.  

Authorities have not released details regarding what caused the crash, the number of cars involved or the identities of those injured. 

The crash blocked all lanes of traffic for nearly 90 minutes, officials said.