Barricaded man sparks lockdown at Orlando VA after crashing stolen semi into cars – WFTV

Dan Smith

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A man who barricaded himself inside a stolen semi truck sparked a police standoff at the Orlando Veterans Medical Center, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

An agent said a man in a stolen rig without a trailer drove into Orange County Monday night after colliding with several cars in Lake County.

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The driver was chased by a police helicopter until he parked at the entrance of the Orlando VA Medical Center on Lake Nona.

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Officials said the driver barricaded himself inside the cicada for several hours before being safely secured around midnight.

Law enforcement agencies have not released any other details.

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