LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A fatal crash in Sorrento closed State Road 46 in both directions Friday night.
A sedan collided head-on with a truck tractor on State Road 46 near Wekiva Pine Boulevard around 5:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers say the sedan was traveling westbound when it veered into the eastbound lanes, into the path of the truck tractor.
The driver of the sedan, a 42-year-old man from Umatilla, died at the hospital, while the driver and passenger of the truck tractor were taken to Central Florida Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Troopers are still on the scene and investigating.
State Road 46 was closed from County Road 46A to Osprey Hammock Trail.
Lake County Traffic Alert:— FHP Orlando (@FHPOrlando) September 16, 2023
State Road 46 is currently blocked for both directions from County Road 46A to Osprey Hammock Trail due to a fatal crash. Troopers are on-scene investigating. Drivers need to use caution in the area and find an alternate route. pic.twitter.com/qliYHXbXWj
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