One driver suffered critical injuries in an early-afternoon crash Thursday, March 24, on State Road 429 in Winter Garden.
According to FHP reports, the crash occurred at 12:20 p.m. at Mile Marker 19. A driver of a northbound sedan lost control, traveled through the grass median and collided head-on with a semi-truck traveling southbound on S.R. 429.
After the initial collision, the engine dislodged from the sedan and struck a northbound SUV. The semi-truck struck the guardrail.
The driver of the semi-truck and SUV were not injured. The driver of the sedan was transported, with critical injuries.
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