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3 people injured when vehicle passes under tanker truck, firefighters say

Toddler taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital as trauma alert

Erik Sandoval/WKMG photo
Erik Sandoval/WKMG photo

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Three people were injured Friday when the vehicle they were in passed underneath a tanker truck, according to officials from Orange County Fire Rescue.

The crash was reported around 6:20 p.m. on East Colonial Drive and Gloucester Street.

Officials said two adults were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, one of whom was a trauma alert, and a toddler was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children as a pediatric trauma alert.

Orange County sheriff's deputies spent hours directing vehicles around the tanker truck, which blocked two lanes on Highway 50.

The driver of the tanker sat inside his cab, waiting for investigators.

No other details about the crash were immediately available.


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