LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – Two people died Friday as a result of a fiery crash involving a semitruck and multiple vehicles in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at 1:35 p.m. on U.S. 27 and Lake Louisa Road.
Troopers said the semitruck involved overturned and a car caught on fire. Two people died at the scene of the crash and an unknown number of people were injured.
As of 2:30 p.m., the northbound and southbound lanes of U.S. 27 were closed. Drivers are asked to use an alternate route for the next several hours.