Big rig hauling potato chips crashes in Orlando

Wreck causes traffic jam on State Road 408

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ORLANDO, Fla. – A tractor-trailer carrying potato chips crashed on the East-West Expressway, closing E-PASS lanes and causing a major traffic jam in Orlando.

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The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. Monday on westbound State Road 408 near Semoran Boulevard.

For hours, only the westbound toll lanes remained open, and traffic was backed up for miles in the area.

At least one other vehicle was involved in the crash, but no other details have been released.

Around 8 a.m., another crash on S.R. 408 westbound caused slowdowns near Mills Avenue.

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