2 big crashes cause traffic nightmare on I-4 and State Road 429

Two big crashes shut down lanes of major roads on Thursday morning, causing big problems for commuters.

In Orange County, a crash shut down the westbound lanes early Thursday morning in Orlando at Central Florida Parkway. 

Traffic is getting by on the left-hand shoulder.

A second crash with injuries had traffic backed up for miles on State Road 429 in Ocoee. All southbound lanes of SR-429 were blocked at Plant Street but have since reopened.

According to FHP, a Dodge Charger failed to stop for traffic that was stopped ahead, which caused a multi-vehicle crash. Three people were injured and taken to AdventHealth Apopka Hospital. The crash is still under investigation.

FOX 35 has reached out to authorities to get more information.

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