US 27 reopens in Lake County after major crash

Crash reported at State Road 19

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A major crash on U.S. Route 27 in Lake County on Saturday forced the total closure of the roadway for hours, as well as of nearby ramps on the Florida Turnpike, according to Florida 511.

The crash was reported around 11:30 a.m. at State Road 19, just west of where US 27 briefly runs parallel to the Turnpike.

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US 27 was closed in all directions as of 2:37 p.m., per Florida 511; on the Turnpike, police activity was reported to have closed the southbound ramp to Exit 289 and the northbound ramp to Exit 285, remaining as of 12:30 p.m. By morning Sunday, Florida 511 listed no further traffic incidents in the area.

No other details have been confirmed.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.

Note: Due to the information provided, this map depicts the general area of the crash and not necessarily its exact location.


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