Reckless driver causes fatal crash on Semoran Blvd

A reckless driver has died after crashing into cars and rear-ending a Publix tractor trailer on northbound Semoran Blvd near TG Lee Blvd.

Orlando Police responded to a reckless driver call around 1 p.m. with the vehicle being followed by a witness. When they approached the vehicle, the driver crashed into six cars before coming to a stop after rear-ending a Publix tractor trailer and turning the vehicle on its side.

The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. According to police, the drivers of the other vehicles sustained only minor injuries.

Northbound Semoran Blvd. is closed between the Orlando International Airport and TG Lee Blvd while the investigation is completed. The exit ramps from SR 528 to northbound Semoran Blvd have also been temporarily closed.