Van carrying inmates crashes near Plant City

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Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 9:10 am

PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a van carrying 25 inmates was involved in a crash on Interstate 4 near Plant City.

The crash occurred about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Officials say there were no major injuries although some inmates complained of neck and back pain.

The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/UrGmuy ) reports the van was heading to a prison when it crashed. It returned to the Falkenburg Road Jail near Tampa where the inmates were evaluated at the infirmary. There was no word on what caused the crash.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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