(ENGLEWOOD EAST) Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies advise that traffic is slowed in the area of S.R. 776 and Gulfstream Boulevard in Englewood East due to a crash earlier this morning. CCSO received a call at 9:03 a.m. of a two vehicle crash at that intersection. One patient was airlifted by BayFlight to Lee Memorial Hospital Trauma Center; another was taken to Englewood Community Hospital. A third person refused to be transported.

FHP is now on scene conducting the traffic report. Please contact FHP for further details. Deputies say traffic is moving slowly in the area while emergency crews remove the vehicles. S.R. 776 is open.