25 tons of sugarcane blocks Florida highway near Clewiston

Posted at 11:05 AM, Apr 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-05 08:41:11-04

CLEWISTON, Fla. -- An overturned sugarcane truck has caused the closure of southbound lanes of U.S. 27 near Clewiston Wednesday.

Florida Highway Patrol reports that the truck overturned Wednesday morning at the intersection of U.S. 27 and Evercane Road, just east of Clewiston.

All southbound lanes were closed while crews clean up the approximately 25 tons of sugarcane that spilled onto the roadway.

The roadway has since reopened.

No injuries are reported.