Crash Near Broward County Line Causing Major Delays On Florida Turnpike.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
UPDATE: 4:23 p.m: All lanes are now open.
UPDATE: 2:18 p.m.: From FHP: “All southbound lanes on the Florida’s Turnpike at the 74 MM continue closed due to the earlier fatal crash. Three vehicles were involved, the confirmed fatal is a black male, 17 years of age out of Orlando.”
UPDATE: 1:27 p.m.: The turnpike is still closed south bound. The fatal crash is near the Broward County line. Here is an image from the actual crash scene — you’ll see police and rescue to the side of the road.
UPDATE: 12:29 p.m.: Confirmed one fatality. Traffic being routed OFF at Glades Road for local detours.
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) (11:36 a.m.) — The Florida Turnpike is closed southbound near the Broward County line, and traffic is backed up to at least Glades Road.
Florida Highway Patrol is on the scene of a crash.
Traffic cameras show a significant situation getting worse. Traffic is at a complete standstill heading southbound.
We are awaiting an update from FHP. It’s not immediately clear how many vehicles are involved, the nature of the crash, whether anyone was injured or killed.
For now, exit the Turnpike before Glades Road, use Jog or Military to head south until you pass the scene, then get back on the turnpike. I-95 does appear to be moving at or near speed.
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