Southbound U.S. 19 reopens after motorcycle crash

A motorcycle crash closed southbound U.S. 19 near 118th Avenue North on Thursday morning. ( Pinellas Park Police Department )

A portion of U.S. Highway 19 was shut down during rush hour traffic following a motorcycle accident. 

Pinellas Park police closed the southbound lanes of the major roadway near 118th Avenue North, but those lanes have since reopened. The crash involved a motorcyclist, and occurred on the highway overpass above 110th Avenue. There is no word on the extent of the injuries.

The events leading up to the crash remain under investigation.