Fatal crash closes Turnpike in Orange County

in Orange County News & Events

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

ORLANDO, Fla. – A fatal crash involving several vehicles, including a dump truck, has forced the closure of the Florida Turnpike in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash was reported around 6:45 a.m. Monday in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike. Southbound lanes were closed from State Road 50 to State Road 429, but one lane later reopened.

Details about the crash have not been released, but Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted that three people were extricated from vehicles and taken to hospitals.