Three-car pileup shuts down part of busy highway


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.