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Woman airlifted after injury crash on I-4 in Plant City

The crash happened on I-4 near Branch Forbes Road.
Credit: Florida Department of Transportation
A crash involving multiple cars on Monday, June 24 has closed I-4 at Branch Forbes Road in Plant City.

PLANT CITY, Fla. — An injury crash caused delays Monday morning on the westbound lanes of Interstate 4 near Branch Forbes Road in Plant City.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers reopened I-4 westbound around 5:30 a.m. ET Monday after it was closed for nearly two hours.

The FHP said a car was stopped in the center lane of I-4 without lights activated. Troopers aren't sure why the car was stopped. The driver of the car was standing on the shoulder of the interstate while a passenger remained inside, the FHP said.

Another car then collided with the stopped vehicle, the FHP said.

According to the FHP, emergency medical services airlifted a woman to Tampa General Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities took two others to Tampa General Hospital for examination.

Charges are pending in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.

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