Mixer crashes, spills cement over SR 417

A cement mixer was involved in an accident this morning that resulted in the vehicle spilling its load over State Road 417.

The accident took place around mile marker 29 at 4:20 a.m. on Tuesday morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 62-year-old Kissimmee man was driving the cement mixer southbound on SR 417. The vehicle attempted to change lanes and in the process, sideswiped a sedan being driven by a 51-year-old Orlando man.

The cement mixer overturned and wet cement was spilled into the roadway. Both drivers were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries.

According to FHP, the report remains under investigation.

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