A 3-vehicle collision on a central Florida freeway Wednesday morning resulted in a single demise and 16 accidents, authorities mentioned.
The crash occurred about 6:15 a.m. on State Route 60 in Osceola County, in accordance with the Osceola County Hearth Rescue and EMS and a division spokesperson.
“The crash concerned a semi, transit bus, and pickup truck. Greater than a dozen victims are concerned, and the response will doubtless shut SR 60 for a number of hours,” county fireplace officers mentioned in an announcement posted on its Fb web page.
In whole, 16 individuals, 14 of whom had accidents that weren’t thought of life-threatening, had been transported to hospitals in a number of counties, officers mentioned.
Two individuals with crucial accidents had been airlifted in helicopters for medical remedy, officers mentioned.
One particular person died on scene, in accordance with Osceola County Hearth spokesperson Andrew Sullivan. The identification of the deceased particular person was not launched by authorities.
Sullivan mentioned the general public who had been injured had been on board the transit bus. Sullivan was not sure of the standing of any visitors delays about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
NBC affiliate WESH of Daytona Seashore reported the crash concerned a 2017 Dodge Ram, 2007 Mitsubishi Field Truck and a Motor Coach.
Sullivan mentioned the Florida Freeway Patrol is investigating. Nobody with the company could possibly be instantly reached Wednesday morning.