A highway sign blocked rush-hour traffic Wednesday evening on the eastbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway (SR-826) after a truck struck and knocked it down, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened around 6 p.m. at Northwest 17th Avenue.
Joe Sanchez, a spokesman for FHP, said there were no other cars involved in the accident and the driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
All eastbound lanes were closed.
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“It could be a while,” he said.