Fiery tractor-trailer crash closes I-4 in Polk City


    Smoke rises from tractor-trailer following crash on I-4 near Polk Parkway.

    A traffic crash that led to a semi-truck catching fire is snarling the morning commute in Polk County.

    All lanes of Interstate 4 remain closed in both directions. The crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. and cleanup efforts are still underway.

    According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, two vehicles were involved and two people were taken to a hospital. One patient has serious injuries.

    The view from Florida’s traffic cameras shows traffic is at a standstill. The collision involved a semi-truck, which caught fire.

    Officials said it led to a diesel fuel spill.

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    There is no word yet on when lanes will reopen. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

    This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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