1 Dead, 16 others hurt in St. Lucie Co. wrecks

1 Dead, 16 others hurt in St. Lucie Co. wrecks

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. - The St. Lucie County Fire District said two crashes Monday morning have killed one person and injured several others.

At 6:32 a.m., crews responded to wreck involving a van and another vehicle at the intersection of Minute Maid Road and Orange Avenue.  One person was killed and 12 others were taken to the hospital.

Orange Avenue near Adams Ranch is shut down while the Florida Highway Patrol investigates.

Second wreck injures 4 people

At 6:44 a.m., crews also responded to a two-vehicle, head-on crash at Midway Road and Eleven Mile Road.

Four patients were hurt in this wreck, including three that were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Two early morning MVC's send several patients to the hospital. At 6:32 AM crews responded to single passenger vehicle...

Posted by St. Lucie County Fire District on Monday, December 12, 2016

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