Tractor Trailer Crash Closes Southbound Turnpike At SW 216 Street

The southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike have been closed at Southwest 216 Street after a tractor trailer crash.

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m., Friday.

Authorities say the crash involved a tractor trailer and several other vehicles.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said at least one person was injured and taken the hospital in unknown condition.

MDFR also said the crash caused a fuel spill, prompting the dispatch of Hazmat teams to the scene.

It is recommended that motorists avoid the area.


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