FHP: 1 hurt when Gatorade-hauling semi slams into Orange County guardrail

Crash leaves Turnpike ramp closed, troopers say

(Photo courtesy of FDOT)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The driver of a semitruck was injured Monday in an Orange County crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Orange County Fire Rescue personnel said the crash took place just before 5:30 p.m. when the driver of the truck, which was hauling Gatorade north on State Road 429, hit a guardrail on the on-ramp to the Florida Turnpike and overturned.

Troopers said the driver was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

The ramp was closed following the crash, the Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

No other details were immediately available. Stay with News 6 and ClickOrlando.com for updates on this developing story.