Crashes causes delays on I-4 near Polk/Hillsborough Co. Line

(Viewer photo: Michael Miraglia on Twitter)

Drivers are experiencing delays on I-4 near the Polk/Hillsborough County Line after multiple crashes this morning.

The first happened on I-4 eastbound around 5 a.m.

FOX 13 viewer Michael Miraglia shared a photo of the crash, showing a car that had rear-ended a semi truck. 

Officials had not yet reported on injuries in the crash.

Drivers were being encouraged to take US 92 or Swindell/Frontage Road as alternates. 

A second crash caused back-ups on I-4 westbound around 7 a.m. near McIntosh Road. 

The left lane was blocked, resulting in travel times of 15 minutes or more from Paul Buchman Highway to the I-75 exit. 

Drivers were encouraged to take U.S. 92 to avoid the congestion. 

FOX 13 will continue with updates as they become available.