LAKELAND, Fla. – Part of the Polk Parkway was briefly closed Thursday after a small plane landed on the grass shoulder, partially blocking the road, according to Lakeland police.
Officers said the plane landed near exit 4.
Police closed the eastbound lanes briefly to load the plane onto a trailer and remove it from the area.
The pilot and a passenger were not injured in the landing, according to police.
Police did not say what forced the plane to land on the shoulder of the road.
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