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One dead after fiery crash on World Center Drive

An accident on World Center Drive near the eastbound entrance to I-4 blocked the road after a crash involving multiple vehicles Friday afternoon.

The accident happened in front of Orlando World Center Marriot Resort.

According to Florida Highway Patrol troopers, a car traveling on World Center Drive lost control, crossed the median and struck a taxi van.

The car became airborne, overturned and caught fire. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene, according to troopers.

At least one person was taken from the taxi to a waiting helicopter and transported to the hospital with critical injuries. A second person suffered serious injuries, according to troopers.

We will update this story on WFTV.com and have complete coverage on Eyewitness News beginning 11 p.m..

Plan your route: WFTV Traffic section

Article source: http://www.wftv.com/news/news/local/world-center-drive-near-i-4-e-blocked-after-crash/nX783/

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