Orange County

Driver in critical condition after car crashes into pond in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Crews with Orange County Fire Rescue responded early Monday after a car crashed into an area of water.


A car crashed into a retention pond around 6:15 a.m. near Alafaya Trail and State Road 408 in Orlando.

Photos: Rescue divers, paramedics respond after car crashes into pond in Orange County

Several rescue divers were seen in the water as they worked to pull the car out of the pond.

Paramedics said the driver was recovered from the car and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

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After the car was pulled from the water several areas of damage could be seen.

Several lanes of Alafaya Trail were closed as firefighters worked to secure the area.

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Channel 9 has a crew working to gather more details and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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