Lanes reopen at Northlake & Congress after five-car accident

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (WFLX) - A car accident, involving at least five cars, shut down parts of North Congress Avenue and Northlake Boulevard, according to Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue.

Four patients were transported to St. Mary's Medical Center.  Two were trauma patients, and the other two suffered minor injuries, according to Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue.

Emergency crews had to extricate patients from the vehicles, according to authorities.

Police had to close the westbound lanes of Northlake Boulevard at Congress Avenue and Congress Avenue northbound at Northlake Boulevard.

All lanes have been reopened and traffic is moving smoothly.

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