JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A series of accidents snarled traffic on Interstate 295 southbound, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

The first crash was reported in the southbound lanes just before Blanding Boulevard around 3:45 p.m. Sgt. Jimmy Goodbread with JSO said more accidentshave continues to come in since 4:17 p.m.

Tom Francis, the spokesperson with Jacksonville Fire and Rescue, saidthey haven't received any calls for emergencyassistance and at this point, it does not seem anyone has been injured.

Two southbound lanes of I-295 near Blandingwere blocked for more than an hour but have since been reopened.