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MAJOR CRASH: Turnpike Closed Near Glades Road

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MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT. ROLLOVER. EXTRICATION.

Major crash on Florida Turnpike near Glades Road. It is being called a “mass casualty incident.” (Courtest FDOT).

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — There is a major crash on the Florida Turnpike just south of Glades Road. It was first reported at 11:18 Saturday night.

Multiple people are injured, some critically, in the multi-car crash that involves a tractor-trailer. There are at least two separate crash scenes in the same area. Initial reports from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue suggest at least five injured patients, although the number may be significantly higher.

Rescuers from Palm Beach County and Broward County are responding to the scene.

There are at least seven vehicles on the side of the turnpike, according to rescuers

This is a developing story.

 

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