Accident backs up traffic on SR 417, I-4

1 injured in car fire, airlifted to area hospital


SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – An overturned car shut down the off-ramp from SR 417 to Interstate 4 on Thursday morning, with at least one injury, according Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash, which was originally reported as a car fire, occurred at around 8:15 a.m. on SR 417 northbound at exit 55. The off-ramp to eastbound I-4 was closed for a short time as one person was  airlifted to an area hospital.

Traffic is backed up as a result of the crash.

No other details were immediately available.

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