ORLANDO, Fla. – Officials have reopened a portion of westbound Interstate 4 after a semitruck overturned and spilled granite onto the road Tuesday evening.
Westbound was diverted to Michigan Avenue and State Road 408.
Records show at least two people in a sedan were hurt in a crash in the area, one of whom is in critical condition. It’s unclear if anyone in the semi was injured.
Pictures tweeted by the police department show the big rig on its side and a black car with its front end smashed and airbags deployed.
BREAKING: I4 WB will be closed for an extended period at OBT due to a major crash. A semi spilled its load of granite. At least 2 people in a 2nd vehicle were hurt, one in critical. Our officers & @OrlandoFireDept are on scene. All WB traffic diverted to Michigan and the 408. pic.twitter.com/HzbozuoxvF— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) May 11, 2021