• I-4 ramps in downtown Orlando reopened after crash that injured 5


    ORLANDO, Fla. - An early morning crash closed two ramps of Interstate 4 on the north side of Orlando Thursday morning.

    The entrance ramp from Ivanhoe Boulevard to I-4 eastbound and the exit ramp from I-4 to Ivanhoe were closed for several hours. By 9:30 a.m. both had opened.

    According to police, a Dodge Charger, with five occupants was traveling east on I-4 at around 3 a.m. when it went off the road, just past the Ivanhoe Boulevard exit.

    Police said the car went into a grassy area, hit a tree and rolled over.

    Two of the passengers were ejected from the car police said.

    Police said all five people were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with extensive injuries. Two of those people suffered life-threatening injuries and three were listed in stable condition.

    Police said the driver of the car was a 26-year-old male.

    The Orlando Police Department Traffic Homicide Unit is conducting an investigation. 

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