• Police: 2 injured in fiery crash involving SUV, tractor-trailer in Orlando

    By: Jason Kelly


    ORLANDO, Fla. - Two people were injured Monday morning in a fiery crash involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer, the Orlando Police Department said.

    The crash was reported shortly after 6:15 a.m. at Millenia Boulevard and West Oak Ridge Road, Orlando police Lt. Miguel Garcia said.

    "Officers arrived and located an SUV underneath a semi-trailer," Garcia said. "One of the occupants of the SUV was trapped in the vehicle and the vehicle was on fire."

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    An officer used several fire extinguishers to try to prevent a victim from burning, Garcia said.

    "The occupants of the SUV were transported to the hospital," Garcia said. "One of the occupants has life-threatening injuries while the other has minor injuries."

    The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured.

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    West Oak Ridge Road will remain closed from Millenia Boulevard to Harcourt Avenue for several hours.

    The crash remains under investigation.

    No other details were given.

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