3 children rushed to hospital after Orange County crash, firefighters say

2 adults are being assessed at the scene

Mini-van being towed from scene of crash on Landstar Boulevard
Mini-van being towed from scene of crash on Landstar Boulevard (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Three children were taken to the hospital after a crash in the Meadow Woods area, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.

The crash happened near 13804 Landstar Boulevard, which is just south of State Road 417 and east of Florida’s Turnpike, according to officials.

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First responders said three children were taken to Orlando Health Arnold Palmer as trauma alerts while two adult patients are being assessed at the scene.

Photos from the scene show at least two vehicles involved in the crash — a black hatchback coupe and a white mini-van.

No information has been released about what may have caused it.

Florida Highway Patrol is responding to handle the investigation.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.


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Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and ClickOrlando.com. He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.