VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A series of six crashes involving 15 vehicles shut down Interstate 4 west in Volusia County Thursday night, according to the sheriff’s office.
Deputies and troopers said the crashes, which occurred around 5:40 p.m., cover a two-mile stretch along I-4 around mile marker 119.
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Troopers described the six crashes as follows:
- Involved possibly four vehicles. Five people were taken to the hospital, including two trauma alerts — both of whom are stable at this time
- Involved a 2013 Hyundai Sonata and a 2005 Isuzu NPR. No one was hospitalized in this crash.
- Involved a 2016 Toyota Scion and a 2020 Toyota Camry. No one was hospitalized in this crash.
- Involved a 2004 Pontiac GTO, a 2009 Subaru Impreza and a 2016 Black Chevrolet Tahoe. The Tahoe driver was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
- Involved a 2012 Toyota Scion and a 2018 Tesla Model 3. No one was hospitalized in this crash.
- Involved a FedEx truck and a 2018 Ford F-550. No one was hospitalized in this crash.
No other details have been provided at this time.
Deputies are assisting FHP at the scene of a series of motor vehicle crashes covering about 2 miles & involving approximately 10 vehicles in the area of the 119MM of westbound I-4. Traffic is shut down on I-4 WEST at this time.— Volusia Sheriff (@VolusiaSheriff) May 18, 2023
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