1 killed, 1 hurt in crash that shut down State Road 417 near Turnpike for hours, troopers say
One person was killed and another was seriously injured Sunday morning in a crash on State Road 417 east of the Florida Turnpike that forced the temporary closure of southbound lanes from Landstar Boulevard past Boggy Creek Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol and Florida 511.
Driver ejected in Florida Turnpike fatal crash, troopers say
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A driver was ejected on the Florida Turnpike Tuesday in Osceola County following a crash and died, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The SUV overturned and the driver was ejected. The driver was pronounced dead at the crash site. AdAccording to the crash report, a 56-year-old Clermont man was killed in the crash. The 31-year-old driver of the pickup truck was uninjured.
2 dead in crash involving dump truck on CR-33 in Lake County
Two people were killed Tuesday morning in a crash involving a dump truck in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The double fatal crash was reported just before 10 a.m. on County Road 33 at Austin Merritt Road, south of the Florida Turnpike. AdThe front of the truck hit the right side of the car, which caused the truck to overturn, according to the report. The 70-year-old man driving the car and the 69-year-old woman he was with both died at the scene. The 30-year-old man driving the truck suffered minor injuries.
19-year-old Orlando woman killed in rear-end crash on Florida Turnpike
A 19-year-old Orlando woman was killed Tuesday night when her car was rear-ended from behind on the Florida Turnpike in Orange County, troopers said. The fatal crash was reported in the southbound lanes of the turnpike near John Young Parkway. The FHP said the woman was driving a Scion xB when a Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by a 41-year-old St. Cloud man, failed to slow for an unknown reason and struck the back of her car, which then crashed into a barrier wall. Cloud man was not injured.
Ball of fire rages from semi on Florida Turnpike
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A semi caught fire early Monday on the Florida Turnpike in Orange County, shutting down the roadway for hours. The fire was reported in the northbound lanes of the turnpike near State Road 417. [TRENDING: ‘Christmas Star’ forming soon | This holiday drone light show is way COOL | Can I legally pass a police car in traffic?] The Florida Highway Patrol said at least one person was injured in the fire, but no other details have been released. The northbound lanes were reopened hours after the fire was extinguished.
Semitruck crashes into Florida Turnpike toll booth in Osceola County
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A semitruck crashed into a Florida Turnpike toll booth Monday in Osceola County after failing to slow in time, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened on the Turnpike near the southbound toll booth around noon at mile marker 236, causing a 3-mile traffic backup. Troopers said the driver of the semi failed to slow and hit a car, then the southbound toll booth. No one was injured in the toll booth, according to the FHP. 🚨 TRAFFIC ALERT 🚨SB Turnpike at 236MM- Semi truck failed to slowdown for toll plaza- one southbound lane open, northbound not effected.
Woman killed in crash on I-4 in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. – A woman was killed early Friday in a crash on I-4 in Orlando, police said. The fatal wreck was reported around 12:35 a.m. on I-4 west near Conroy Road. I-4 west was closed at Conroy Road for about six hours. Orlando police initially reported there were two crashes before saying two cars and at least two construction vehicles were involved. CRASH INVESTIGATION: part of I-4 WB remains closed at the Turnpike due to a crash involving two civilian vehicles colliding with parked construction vehicles.
Pedestrian struck, killed in Orlandos tourist district
ORLANDO, Fla. A pedestrian was struck and killed early Tuesday in Orlandos tourist district, officials said. The fatal wreck was reported at Kirkman and Conroy roads, just east of the Florida Turnpike. Investigators said the victim was struck and found dead at the scene. The driver stopped, but no other details about the crash have been released.
Orlando man dies in crash on Florida Turnpike
A 66-year-old Orlando man died Monday after Florida Highway Patrol investigators say he hit a guardrail while driving on the Florida Turnpike. According to the crash report, the man was driving south on the Turnpike when he suffered a medical episode and sideswiped a guardrail. His vehicle then hit a wall along the highway, troopers said. The crash was reported near mile marker 267. The victim has not been publicly identified pending notification of next of kin.
Fatal stabbing of pro-Trump, pro-American boss was not political, victim’s mother says
“He [Knight] loved Mason,” Julia Knight said. “He picked him up every day, brought him home every day, and there was no spats going on -- nothing,” William Steven Knight Sr. said. If he would have had had his firearm, it could have been a different outcome.”The Knight family said the Toney family lives down the road from their Orlando home. I pray for him,” Julia Knight says. “I lost my son but she lost hers, too.”The Knight family said Steven was the bread winner, helping support the family.
1 killed in crash on Florida Turnpike in Osceola County
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A 48-year-old Orlando man was killed Friday in a two-vehicle crash on the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The fatal wreck was reported around 10:35 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the turnpike at mile marker 226. The FHP said a semi collided with a tow truck that was pulling a vehicle. FHP said witnesses told investigators the tow truck traveled into the right lane and hit the left side of the semi’s trailer. Investigators said the tow truck traveled off the roadway and hit a tree.
Big rig crash slows Turnpike near I-4
ORLANDO, Fla. – A crash involving a big rig caused major slowdowns Monday morning on the Florida Turnpike near Interstate 4. One person suffered serious injuries in the crash, which was reported in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike. All southbound lanes were closed in the area but later reopened. Details about the wreck are not immediately known. Watch News 6 and stay with ClickOrlando.com for updates.
Northbound Florida Turnpike lanes reopen following crash
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Florida Turnpike has reopened following a crash that forced traffic down to one lane Sunday afternoon. The crash closed all northbound lanes except one at mile marker 243, just before U.S. 192. Details on the crash were not immediately released.