7 injured in a 5 vehicle wreck in Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. - Seven people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck on Highway 710 in Okeechobee.

Five people were transported to Raulerson Hospital in Okeechobee County and two  were airlifted to Lawnwood Hospital in Ft. Pierce.

Authorities have not released the names of those involved or their specific injuries at this time.

The crash is being investigated by the Florida Highway Patrol.

SR 710 was closed for a time but is now open. 

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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