SR-417 reopened after wrong-way crash

Florida Highway Patrol has reopened SR-417 northbound after being closed for several hours Friday morning while troopers investigated a wrong-way crash with injuries.
 
The crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. on SR-417 and Curry Ford Road.
 
In a report released by Florida Highway Patrol, Joel Padilla, was driving southbound on SR-417 in the northbound lanes. Padilla struck one vehicle head-on. That vehicle was then hit by another vehicle.
 
There was a total of three vehicles involved in the crash. 
 
The driver who was hit head-on is listed in critical condition. The third driver suffered only minor injuries. 
 
The wrong-way driver was arrested for DUI. 
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