Pedestrian airlifted after crash on US 17-92 in Longwood

Northbound lanes of US 17-92 closed near Orange Avenue

Crash shuts down U.S. 17-92 near Florida Avenue. (Copyright 2023 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

LONGWOOD, Fla. – A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries Tuesday morning in a crash on U.S. 17-92 in Longwood, police said.

The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of U.S. 17-92. All lanes are closed near Orange Avenue.

Longwood police said a silver Ford sedan was traveling north near Orange Avenue and the pedestrian was crossing the road and was not in a crosswalk.

The car struck the pedestrian, who was taken to a hospital before being airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Seminole County Fire Rescue said the pedestrian was a 50-year-old man.

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County officials said U.S. 17-92 will be closed for several hours. Drivers are asked to use alternate routes.

No other details have been released.

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