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I-4 Polk County Combo-Trailer Crash Closed Westbound Lanes Earlier Friday

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – An earlier crash on I-4 in Polk County has westbound lanes closed earlier today.

According to Florida Highway Patrol a picup truck towing a trailer and a secondary trailer behind the first, was traveling westbound on I-4 near milepost 28. The trailer combination began to fishtail resulting in a loss of control for driver, a 52-year-old man from Dover. 

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The pickup truck entered the outside shoulder, overturned, and came to final rest in the inside lane, center lane, and outside shoulder, closing the westbound lanes of I-4 for an extended period. The driver and his passenger, a 41-year-old woman from Dover, sustained minor injuries. Both were wearing seatbelts.

All lanes have reopened.

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