I-275 S closed near 22nd Ave. S due to crash

Southbound lanes of Interstate 275 are closed due to a crash near the 22nd Avenue S exit.

Florida Department of Transportation cameras show traffic backed up at the 5th Avenue N exit, before the exits for downtown St. Petersburg and Tropicana Field. 

Injuries are reported with the accident, but further information was not available.

Traffic backed up past the 5th Avenue N exit was finally allowed to pass by the crash scene, but the roadway remained closed after 11 p.m. Friday.

Florida Highway Patrol was on the scene. They were not able to say when the road would reopen.