• Road reopens after fiery multi-vehicle crash on State Road 44 in Lake County

    By: Sarah Wilson


    LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - A fiery crash involving multiple vehicles shut down State Road 44 in Lake County for nearly six hours.

    Lake County deputies said State Road 44 was closed between County Road 46A and Huff Road after the crash happened around 6 a.m.

    Deputies said the crash was “major” and involved as many as six or seven vehicles, some of which were on fire.

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    The sheriff’s office said Lake County Public Schools were notified to take alternate routes.

    The road reopened around noon, nearly six hours after the crash.

    This is a developing story. Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for updates.


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