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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Sky 6 over the crash WB 1-4 near the 528. Traffic slowly getting by on the shoulder. Give yourself extra time if you are headed to the attractions or into Osceola and Polk counties from Orlando and points east. pic.twitter.com/RWAjSiRhfn— Jonathan Kegges (@JonathanKegges) February 2, 2023