Osceola County

Turnpike reopens after 2 semi trucks collide in fiery crash in Osceola County

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Two semi-trucks collided in a fiery crash on the Florida Turnpike early Monday.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened just before 6 a.m. in the southbound lanes at mile marker 237.

After the collision, troopers said one of the semi-trucks caught fire.


Dozens of first responders were seen working on putting the fire out.

One driver was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The other driver’s condition is not known.

Photos: 2 semi trucks collide in fiery crash on Turnpike in Osceola County

Both trailers were loaded and there is a fuel spill, troopers said.

Both directions of the highway reopened before 11 a.m.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.