Two fatalities have been confirmed in a crash involving three motorcycles and a tractor trailer Thursday morning that brought traffic to a near standstill near Milepost 343 on Interstate 75 in Marion County.
The Florida Highway Patrol at 10:58 a.m. arrived on the scene of the crash in the northbound lanes of I-75.
Multiple troopers were dispatched to the crash site.
Those traveling between Ocala and The Villages reported they were caught in the subsequent traffic jam which brought traffic to a standstill. All lanes of traffic re-opened at 3:20 p.m.