Lake Wales, Florida -- Polk County Sheriff's deputies have closed a portion of Hesperides Road (Hwy 60 E) due to a fatal crash involving a semi and a car Thursday afternoon.
Deputies say when they got to the scene of the crash, the car was fully engulfed in flames. The accident occurred around 2:30 p.m.
Both east and westbound lanes of traffic have been closed from Highway 630 to County Line Road. All traffic will be diverted from the area as deputies investigate.