Three Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident on Highway 27 in Lake Wales, FL
Lake Wales, FL — September 28, 2023, three people were injured in a 17-vehicle collision on Highway 27 at Chalet Suzanne Road in Lake Wales, FL.
Authorities indicate that on September 28, a collision involving 17 vehicles occurred in Lake Wales for unknown reasons. According to reports, the crash happened shortly after 6:30 in the evening on Highway 27 at Chalet Suzanne Road.
Investigators say a northbound car attempted to turn left and was struck by an oncoming semi-truck. The impact forced the semi-truck into northbound lanes and 16 other vehicles.
Officials confirmed that three people suffered severe injuries and were flown to nearby hospitals for medical attention. Several others were reportedly injured, but the extent of the injuries is unknown. Authorities have not released the cause of the crash at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.