Semi driver crashes into toll booth on Florida Turnpike in Osceola County

Video: Southbound Turnpike shut down after semi crashes into toll plaza in Osceola County

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — All southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike were shut down Monday afternoon after a crash involving a semitruck.

The crash happened just before noon at the toll plaza near mile marker 236, near St. Cloud.

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First responders and troopers said the semitruck driver was airlifted to a hospital.

A medical rescue helicopter was seen flying into the area and landing on the highway.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area and take alternate routes.