I-4 reopens after crashes near SR-528 in Orange County

All lanes of I-4 west were blocked in area

ORLANDO, Fla. – Two crashes caused major slowdowns Thursday morning on Interstate 4 in Orange County.

The wrecks happened in the westbound lanes of I-4 near State Road 528. I-4 west was blocked in the area, the lanes were later reopened.

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According to Florida Highway Patrol, the first crash happened around 5:07 a.m. and involved three vehicles near mile marker 71, but details of what led up to the crash have not been released.

The second crash involved five vehicles and happened just a mile away at mile marker 72 around 5:40 a.m., troopers said.

FHP said there were no major injuries in either crashes, and no one was taken to the hospital.

The crashes come a day after a septic tanker rear-ended a big rig in Osceola County, causing a morning-drive backup near Disney World.

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