1 dead, 6 injured in fiery crash involving 2 semi-trucks in Pasco Co.

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A fiery crash involving two semi-trucks has stopped traffic between Bruce B. Downs Boulevard and I-75.

According to Pasco Fire Rescue, one person has died and six people have been transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital. One person was transported as a trauma alert.

At current count, fire officials say eight vehicles were involved in this crash.

All northbound traffic should divert prior to Fletcher Avenue, with US-301 and US-41 as the preferable routes – use I-4 as the diversionary route. Northbound I-75 is expected to be closed for several hours

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Photo Credit:Florida Highway Patrol

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