Bartow, Florida – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that they are on scene of a fatal crash. The accident has occurred East of Bonnie Mine Rd. Currently traffic is being rerouted. The accident appears to have occurred around 7:30pm. The sheriff’s office has confirmed a fatality, but details of any additional injuries or victims is not immediately available.
The sheriff’s office has confirmed the Eastbound S.R. 60 is shut down and traffic is being rerouted. A time frame of how long it will be shut down was not provided. Our experience is several hours in a fatal crash situation.
This is a developing story and we will update as more information is released.