LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - A two-vehicle crash involving a septic truck forced officials to close a bridge Tuesday in Lake County because of a sewage spill, deputies said.
The crash happened on Howey Bridge, which will be closed for an indefinite amount of time.
The Lake County Sheriff's Office said a vehicle collided with a septic truck, causing a major spill.
Crews are working to clean the spill.
"We hope it will be open by your afternoon commute," deputies tweeted.
County Road 48 to U.S. 27 or County Road 448 to County Road 561 can be used as alternate routes.
Crews are advising that it could be hours before the Howey Bridge is open to traffic. We hope it will be open by your afternoon commute. You’ll need to use CR 48 to US 27 or CR 448 to CR 561 as alternates. @TavaresPolice @FHPOrlando @MyFDOT @HoweyPD pic.twitter.com/XUjfPB019X — LCSO Alerts (@LCSOAlerts) November 6, 2018
Howey Bridge is still closed for an indefinite length of time. A vehicle collided with a septic truck causing a major spill. Clean up is underway. Photo credit Tavares Police Department. pic.twitter.com/91Ymtu6DCF — LCSO Alerts (@LCSOAlerts) November 6, 2018
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