5 hurt in 4-vehicle crash in Orange County

Wreck reported at Colonial Drive and Hiawassee Road

ORLANDO, Fla. – An early morning crash involving four vehicles in Orange County sent five people to the hospital, officials said.

The multi-car wreck happened just before 2 a.m. Friday at Colonial Drive and Hiawassee Road.

Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted that four victims were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. One other was taken to Advent Health Orlando with minor injuries, fire rescue officials said.

A passenger in one of the cars said a driver ran a red light, but details about the crash have not been released. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating.

Video from the scene showed several damaged vehicles, including a car that had its roof torn off.

“I feel, like, shaken, but I thank God that I’m still alive,” a passenger said.

The intersection was closed for hours but reopened later Friday morning.

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