News: 5 injured when car and dump truck collide at SR-417 toll plaza


ORANGE COUNTY, FL – Five people were injured in a collision in Orange County Saturday morning, reports WKMG.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a sedan and a dump truck crashed on State Road 417 at the John Young Parkway Toll Plaza.

According to the FHP, the man driving the sedan made an improper lane change on SR-417 and entered the path of the dump truck.  The vehicles collided and the truck overturned, hitting a wall barrier, a guardrail and a pole.

Four people in the sedan, the driver and three children ages 16, 15 and 9, sustained minor injuries and stayed at the scene.  All are from Salisbury, Maryland.  The truck driver was taken to a hospital with injuries not regarded as life-threatening..

The crash caused the truck to spill construction debris onto the roadway.  All northbound E-PASS lanes at the toll plaza were shut down for several hours for the cleanup.

Have you been injured in a car accident in which another driver was at fault? If so, contact Whittel & Melton, where our experienced Orange County Car Accident Attorneys are dedicated to helping auto accident victims recover for their suffering. We will evaluate your case and help you pursue financial compensation for your medical bills and other related expenses. We can be reached online or by phone at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free consultation where we can review your legal options.

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