GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A small plane crashed in Gainesville after reporting a fire in the cockpit Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Two people were injured in the crash and transported to a local hospital, according to the Gainesville Police Department.

The crash occurred shortly after noon on the 1900 block of NE Waldo Road.

Authorities said they believed Waldo would be closed down from 16th Avenue to 23rd Street for some time.