US 41 reopens after crash left truck dangling from Caloosahatchee Bridge

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FORT MYERS, Fla. Two crashes shut down U.S. 41 at the Caloosahatchee Bridge Wednesday night, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

“Two separate and simultaneous” crashes happened at around 9:50 p.m. and shut down the southbound lanes of U.S. 41, but reopened shortly after 11:30 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department said.

One crash involved five cars and the other wreck involved two cars, police said.

A truck was dangling off the bridge, but no injuries were reported from either crash, police said.

The circumstances leading up to the crash are unclear at this time.

No further information was immediately available.

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