JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A seven-vehicle crash involving an 18-wheeler sent four people to the hospital Monday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred shortly after noon on Monday on Interstate 95 near 8th Street.

The four people transported suffered minor injuries and traffic in the area has been delayed for at least an hour.

There are lane closures in each direction. FHP is asking for people to avoid the area.