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UPDATE: FHP reports 3 dead in I-10 crash near Madison-Jefferson county line, lanes back open

The Florida Highway Patrol is responding to a fatal wreck and car fire near the...
The Florida Highway Patrol is responding to a fatal wreck and car fire near the Madison-Jefferson county line on I-10 East.(Florida 511)
Published: May. 26, 2022 at 1:41 PM EDT|Updated: May. 26, 2022 at 7:10 PM EDT
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MADISON COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal wreck and car fire near the Madison-Jefferson county line on I-10 East Thursday afternoon.

Three people were pronounced dead, according to troopers. FHP says two of them were from one vehicle.

The crash scene was near mile marker 235 and the Jefferson County rest area. Traffic was completely blocked on the eastbound lanes, and traffic was backed up on the westbound lanes as well.

Troopers say three vehicles were involved in the crash. One of them was upside and fully engulfed in flames, while another vehicle crashed into the woodline.

The crash happened just after 1 p.m., troopers say. All lanes of the interstate reopened around 6:45 p.m.

Florida 511 traffic cameras showed many people outside of their cars and walking around the highway as troopers worked the crash scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with WCTV as we gather the latest information on this crash.

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