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Multi-Vehicle Rollover Accident Causes Major Roadblock on HWY 17/92 in Polk County

By Ciara Perez, News Reporter | iSkyCreations - News & Media (ISC News)Published Dec 22nd, 2023

Haines City, FL - Emergency units rushed to the scene of a multi-vehicle collision this evening at the intersection of Lowry Avenue East and Highway 17/92 North, causing significant disruptions in northbound traffic.

According to initial reports from Polk County Fire Rescue, two children were trapped inside one of the vehicles involved in the crash. Thankfully, they have since been safely extricated from the wreckage. Officials confirmed that there were no major injuries resulting from the incident.

The accident, which occurred during the busy evening hours, resulted in extensive road blockage along the northbound lanes of Highway 17/92. An eyewitness account from the scene described a vehicle lying on its side, suggesting the complexity of the collision and the challenges faced by the emergency services in clearing the site.

iSkyCreations - News & Media Aerial Team, renowned for their aerial coverage of news events, were present at the scene, capturing crucial footage of the accident.

As of the latest update, the road remains closed to traffic. Authorities are advising motorists to seek alternative routes and to expect delays in the area. Cleanup and investigation into the cause of the accident are underway. It is anticipated that the road will remain closed for several more hours as the emergency services work to clear the debris and ensure the safety of the roadway for reopening.



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