PALM HARBOR, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Five people were taken to an area hospital after a four-vehicle crash in Palm Harbor, firefighters said Friday.

It happened at Klosterman Road and US 19. 

As of 10:00 a.m. there is only one lane open at this time and traffic is backing up.

Officials ask drivers to take alternate routes for at least one hour in order to remove debris and clear the area.