Seminole County deputy pulled from vehicle fire following crash, troopers say

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fiery crash involving a deputy in Seminole County.

Troopers responded to the crash scene at S. Orange Ave and Wayside Drive in Sanford.


According to a witness, the patrol car drove off the roadway and crashed into a bridge abutment.

The crash caused the vehicle to catch fire.

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The deputy was removed from the vehicle and was transported to the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

Troopers have not released any other details at this time.

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The road is currently shut down in all directions.

Troopers suggest finding an alternative route.

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