Fiery crash involving three semi trucks on US 27, NB and SB lanes shut down

POLK COUNTY - Northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 27 are shut down following a fiery crash involving three semi-trucks, according to a Polk County Fire Rescue report.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday near US 27 and Collany Lane, one mile north of Camp Inn Resort and three miles south of President's Drive in the Lake Wales area.

Officials say three semi-tractor trailers were involved with two trucks destroyed by fire.

One person was taken to the Heart of Florida Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The road is expected to be closed until at least 7:30 a.m.

An alternate route for commuters is US 17 through Alturus Babson Park cutoff to north.

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