1 motorcyclist dead, 1 critically injured after four vehicle crash on I-4 eastbound near Lake Mary

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — The eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 were shut down Monday morning after a fatal crash involving two cars and two motorcycles.

The accident happened at 12:30 a.m. in between the I-4 rest area and the exit for Lake Mary Boulevard.

Florida Highway Patrol said a crash between two cars caused the drivers to change lanes and collide with the two motorcycles. Troopers said both motorcyclists were ejected from their bikes in the crash.

Troopers said one of the motorcyclists, a woman from Indiana, died on the scene. The other, a man from Indiana, was transported to Central Florida Regional Hospital with critical injuries.

FHP said charges are pending against the driver that caused the crash.

The road reopened around 8 a.m.