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Car accident slows down NB traffic on US 41 and Pelican Bay

Cory O'Donnell

Car accident slows down NB traffic on US 41 and Pelican Bay

CREATED Dec. 22, 2011

UPDATE 11pm: One NB lane now open.  All lanes should be open in next hour.

NAPLES - All northbound lanes of Tamiami Trail/US 41 are closed right now at Pelican Bay Boulevard. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the road is shut down while they investigate a car accident. 

6 people were taken to the hospital, including two children. 
 
No word on how many cars are involved or how many people are injured. Troopers say traffic is being re-routed to Frontage Road. 
 
We have a crew on the way to the scene and we'll bring you new information as we get it.

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