Wrong way crash shuts down 417

- A wrong way crash shut down S.R. 417 for over an hour Monday night, according the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes of the 417 near Colonial Dr. around 11:15 p.m.

Officials say that a wrong-way driver hit another vehicle head on.

Orange County fire officials say that at least two people were entrapped.

The northbound lanes were completely shut down while emergency responders worked to free them from their cars.

At least 3 or 4 people were injured.

The road reopened about an hour later.

FHP is expected to release more details about what caused the crash and the severity of the victims’ injuries later on Tuesday morning.

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