UPDATE: OPD has reopened the eastbound lanes after Accident on the 17th Street overpass in Ocala

OCALA, Fla. (WCJB)-- UPDATE:(11/11/19 6:41PM)

Ocala Police say lanes on the 17th Street overpass are beginning to reopen. Eastbound lanes were closed while officials cleared the scene.

According to the Ocala Police Department, an accident has caused all eastbound lanes of the 17th Street overpass to close. OPD is currently clearing and investigating the scene of a motorcycle vs car crash.

Traffic is being rerouted. Please avoid the area.

Police say, the driver of the motorcycle was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Ocala Police says this is an ongoing investigation.