9 crashes involving 26 cars creates huge mess on I-4 in Volusia

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VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - State troopers said 26 vehicles were involved in nine crashes along a six-mile stretch of a Volusia County highway Friday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the first crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 4 in Volusia County involved 10 vehicles. Four crashes occurred on the westbound side of the highway and five crashes occurred on the eastbound side.

Sgt. Kim Montes said most of the crashes were rear-end collisions, and some of the crashes remain under investigation.

Montes said at least three people were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.