Tractor-trailer crash in Polk County causes serious injuries, troopers say

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Portions of westbound State Road 400 have reopened following a crash Sunday morning.

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Troopers said the crash happened just before 8 a.m. in Polk County.

According to a news release, a tractor-trailer, truck tractor and a pickup truck were traveling west on State Road 400 near milepost 34.

The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.
The crash happened on State Road 400.

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The pickup truck stopped for traffic congestion and the truck tractor slowed down, but the tractor-trailer did not slow down or stop.

Florida Highway Patrol said the tractor-trailer rear-ended the truck tractor, which caused it to rear-end the pickup truck.

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The 32-year-old driver of the tractor-trailer had serious injuries but the other drivers were not injured.

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