• I-4 reopens in Longwood after semi hauling plywood crashes

    By: Christopher Boyce


    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - An overturned semi caused a traffic jam for drivers on their morning commute Monday in Seminole County.

    The crash shut down I-4 westbound before State Road 434 in Longwood.

    Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol said it happened around 6 a.m. and involved a semi hauling plywood in a collision with an SUV. 

    Officials said after the collision, the semi overturned and spilled the plywood. A small fuel spill was also reported in the crash, according to FHP. 



    Drivers were advised to use 17/92 as a detour into Orange County.






    The driver of the semi was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There were no injuries reported from any of the occupants of the SUV. 

    Lanes eventually reopened just before 10:15 a.m., according to FHP. 

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