Truck carrying palm trees crashed causing delays on US 19 in Clearwater

Pinellas County
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CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – Clearwater police have issued a traffic warning for drivers heading towards US 19.

According to police, a commercial vehicle heading north was carrying palm tree cuttings and blew a tire. The car crashed into the divider wall, causing debris to go into the road. 

Police say a light pole was also hit and fell into the road. 

Traffic is being impacted for drivers in both directions. One southbound lane is open at this time as well as two northbound lanes. But police say continue to expect delays near Drew Street.

No injuries were reported. 

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