ORLANDO, Fla. – Emergency crews responded to a large crash involving a van and an SUV on Conroy Road and Vineland Road Friday that slowed traffic at the busy intersection.
According to the Orlando Fire Department, there were a total of eight patients at the scene, six of whom were taken to the hospital for injuries and one transported as a trauma alert.
Officials from Mears Transportation said all of the passengers were company employees, all of whom were being taken to their work shifts near Universal Studios, and were transported to the hospital with injuries.
Images from Sky 6 showed the white van in the center of the intersection with its roof missing. Crews were around the vehicle picking up debris including doors and windows. The engine of the van was smashed in.
A black SUV was spotted by Sky 6 on the curb with its grill damaged.
Officials confirmed there were seven people in the van at the time of the crash, but the cause was not immediately clear.
This is a developing story. Stay with News 6 for updates.
This afternoon crews responded to a Level 1 Mass Casualty Inicident involving a van and an SUV on Conroy Rd. and Vineland Rd. 8 patients in total, 6 transported with one patient as a trauma alert. On scene were Engines 10, 17, Heavy Rescue 1, Tower 10, Medics 171, 901 and 201. pic.twitter.com/D6ki5CXzbB— Orlando Fire Dept (@OrlandoFireDept) February 14, 2020