Multiple dead in fiery 15-vehicle crash on I-95 in Volusia

Deadly early morning crashes involving more than a dozen vehicles on Interstate 95 near Edgewater has affected traffic in both northbound and southbound lanes of south Volusia County and north Brevard County. Officials confirm five separate crashes happened at the same time. According to the Florida Highway Patrol there was one crash southbound, and four separate crashes northbound. The crashes included semi-trucks.FHP says that there are three fatalities at the scene of the crashes. Two people died on the southbound side of I-95, and one person crashed on the northbound side. Multiple people, including children, were transported to area hospitals. One child was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital in stable condition.The exact number of vehicles involved in these crashes is not yet confirmed. What exactly led to the fire and explosions at the scene of the crashes has not been identified. According to Florida Highway Patrol there was ‘zero visibility’ at the time of the crash.First Warning Weather meteorologist Kellianne Klass reports there was a ‘superfog’ weather event at that time. Volusia County is under a dense fog warning until 7 amMotorists planning to travel the area from Mile Marker 249 (State Road 44) ​​to Mile Marker 231 (State Road-5A) will need to seek alternate routes for their morning commute. Stay tuned to WESH 2 News Sunrise for First Warning Traffic updates as the Florida Highway Patrol works to clear the crash from the interstate.

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Deadly early morning crashes involving more than a dozen vehicles on Interstate 95 near Edgewater has affected traffic in both northbound and southbound lanes of south Volusia County and north Brevard County.

Officials confirm five separate crashes happened at the same time.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol there was one crash southbound, and four separate crashes northbound. The crashes included semi trucks.

FHP says that there are three fatalities at the scene of the crashes. Two people died on the southbound side of I-95, and one person crashed on the northbound side. Multiple people, including children, were transported to area hospitals. One child was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital in stable condition.

The exact number of vehicles involved in these crashes is not yet confirmed.

What exactly led to the fire and explosions at the scene of the crashes has not been identified.

According to Florida Highway Patrol there was ‘zero visibility’ at the time of the crash.

First Warning Weather meteorologist Kellianne Klass reports there was a ‘superfog’ weather event at that time.

Volusia County is under a dense fog warning until 7 am

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Motorists planning to travel the area from Mile Marker 249 (State Road 44) ​​to Mile Marker 231 (State Road-5A) will need to seek alternate routes for their morning commute. Stay tuned to WESH 2 News Sunrise for First Warning Traffic updates as the Florida Highway Patrol works to clear the crash from the interstate.

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