Serious Accident Shuts Down Yamato Ramp To I-95

Accident in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL ( — Boca Raton Fire Rescue just updated us about an accident you may have seen — or felt the effects of — this afternoon at the I-95 on ramp at Yamato Road.

Here’s what Fire Rescue provided to us:

At approximately 3:30pm, 9-1-1 operators received a call that a car had overturned on the southbound entrance ramp to I-95 at Yamato Road. Fire crews arrived within minutes to find a Ford Explorer on its side. Rescue crews noted there was one person, unconscious inside the vehicle. The ramp was immediately shut down by Boca Raton Police to assure rescue workers safety. Special stands were used to stabilize the vehicle while crews worked in the rain to cut and remove the roof. Rescue workers carefully removed the victim and he wastransported to Boca Raton Regional Hospital for evaluation and further treatment. The I-95 ramp was closed for approximately 1 hour. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time and is being investigated by Florida Highway Patrol.

Photo courtesy: Frank Correggio, Boca Raton Fire Rescue.