• Three-car pileup shuts down part of busy highway

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    LEESBURG, Fla. - A three-car pileup shut down part of a busy highway in Leesburg Thursday night.

    A Honda was hit on Southbound US 27, near CR 33.

    Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a van was picking up a clipboard while driving and slammed into the Honda which was then shoved into a Jeep.

    The driver of the Honda was flown to Orlando Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries.

    No one else was hurt.

    Charges are pending.

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