Orange County, FL (May 31, 2021) - The Florida Highway Patrol was on the scene of a deadly crash Monday morning on the Florida's Turnpike. The crash took place before 6:00 a.m. near State Road 528.
Troopers say that the crash happened in the southbound lanes of the roadway. There are no details available on the events that led up to the accident it is not clear how many cars were involved. The southbound lanes were blocked while police and rescue crews worked at the scene but the lanes later reopened around 6:40 a.m. Motorists were advised to use caution and to avoid the scene if possible.
No additional information has been released at this time.
Fatal car accidents in Florida take place about once every three hours. Major roadways such as the Florida's Turnpike are a common location for serious and fatal accidents. With a greater amount of congestion, a higher traffic volume, and higher speed limits, motorists are more likely to be involved in a serious crash on a major roadway and should always travel with care and caution to lower their risks.
Our condolences are with the family who lost their loved one in this fatal accident in Orange County.
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