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Person critically injured in crash that has closed U.S. 17-92 in Sanford

By Jason Kelly,


Part of U.S. 17-92 was closed in both directions Tuesday afternoon in Sanford because of a major crash that left one person critically injured.


Police said an SUV crashed into an electric pole in the southbound lanes of U.S. 17-92, prompting a closure from State Road 417 to 27th Street.

Witnesses told Channel 9 they believe they saw five people in the vehicle, including children.

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Police said Florida Power & Light has been called to the crash scene to repair the pole.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area as the road will likely be closed through at least 7 p.m.

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See a map of the crash scene below:
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