Fiery crash involving 2 cars, transformer in central Florida results in hospitalizations, power outages

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A fiery clang successful central Florida sent 2 group to nan infirmary Monday night, first responders said.

The centrifugal conveyance mishap and occurrence were reported conscionable earlier 6:30 p.m. successful Casselberry, nan Seminole County Fire Department said connected societal media, posting video of nan flames aft occurrence motor 21 arrived connected scene.

Fire officials said nan clang progressive 2 vehicles pinch 1 caretaker each and a transformer adjacent Seminola and Geneva Legacy Lane, which is successful a residential area. 

"I pulled correct complete present and conscionable jumped retired of my car. I saw nan car was connected its side. I knew my car had a spare tire; I was looking for nan jack, but couldn’t find it," clang witnesser Anthony Kowalczyk told FOX 35 Orlando. "I went complete and asked if they knew CPR and first aid, and they said, ‘No.’ I’m an Eagle Scout, truthful I conscionable looked astatine her; I could show she was successful shock. I benignant of tried to straighten her legs out."

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"Special additives were needed to beryllium utilized to put retired nan blaze, since it was an "energized source," SCFD said. The clang caused a powerfulness outage.

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Local TV news stations reported location were astir 200 customers without powerfulness successful nan Orlando suburb aft nan crash, but each appeared to beryllium backmost online by 11:20 p.m.