Semi overturns, spills 150 wooden pallets onto I-4 in Orlando

At least 1 injured in crash near John Young Parkway

ORLANDO, Fla. – A semitrailer overturned Tuesday morning on Interstate 4 in Orlando, spilling wooden pallets onto the interstate and causing traffic backups in the area.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. on I-4 east at the John Young Parkway overpass. Traffic was diverted to I-4 express lanes and the John Young Parkway exit.

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Orlando police said about 150 wooden pallets spilled onto I-4 east, which was closed while crews removed the debris from the roadway. The lanes reopened just before noon.

At least one person was injured in the crash, but no other details have been released.

“Units are currently working a crash with injuries on I4 EB at John Young Parkway,” Orlando police tweeted. “The crash involves a tractor-trailer with approximately 150 wooden pallets spilled into the roadway. It will be over an hour for cleanup. Traffic is being diverted to Express Lanes and JYP exit.”

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