2 injured in wrong-way crash on SR-417 in Seminole County, FHP says

Troopers say driver suspected of driving impaired

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men were injured in a wrong-way crash on State Road 417 in Seminole County overnight Sunday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Trooper said a car driven by a 47-year-old Orlando man was traveling south in the northbound lanes of SR-417, striking the front of another vehicle heading north around 2:40 a.m.

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The Orlando man and the 47-year-old Sanford man, who was traveling north, were both seriously injured, according to the crash report.

The FHP said troopers drew blood from the wrong-way driver and charges are pending against him until they get the results back.

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