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MAJOR DELAYS: I-95 Shut North Of Boynton Beach Due To Crash

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UPDATE: FATAL CRASH.

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ALL TRAFFIC NORTHBOUND on I-95 is being diverted south of Lantana Road due to a crash. (Courtesy FDOT as of 5:55 a.m. Friday, December 2, 2022).

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

UPDATE: 9:54 a.m. — Florida Highway Patrol confirms this crash left one person dead. We are publishing the incident report near the bottom of this post.

UPDATE: Traffic is starting to move as of 7:35, according to FDOT.

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A major crash just north of Boynton Beach is causing traffic havoc Friday morning on I-95.

The Florida Department of Transportation says I-95 Northbound is shut just south of Lantana Road. All traffic is being exited from I-95 to side streets. It will rejoin I-95 further north. As of 5:56 a.m., the delays appear to be huge. FDOT cameras show major delays on I-95 south of Lantana. Those delays are growing.

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Injuries are unknown as of 5:55 a.m., but note the car that is largely disintegrated and resting along the center median wall. (FDOT).

It was not immediately clear how many cars were involved in the crash or the extent of injuries. Traffic cameras show at least one car nearly disintegrated after it apparently collided with a center median wall.

Fire Rescue, Police, and FDOT’s Road Rangers are on the scene. Florida’s Turnpike in the area appears to be a much better options heading north.

UPDATE: This is the incident report issued by FHP just before 10 a.m. Friday, December 2nd, 2022:

Vehicles Involved

Vehicle 1- White 2016 Toyota Corolla

Vehicle 2- Black 2003 Chevy Silverado

Parties Involved

Driver 1- Black Male 26YOA- Fatal Injury 

Driver 2- Black Male- 40YOA- Life-Threatening Injuries

Vehicle 1 was traveling southbound on the northbound lane on I95. Vehicle 2 was traveling north on the northbound lane of I95 just south of 6th Avenue. Vehicle 1 front collided with Vehicle 2 front resulting in head on crash. Vehicle 1 came to final rest in the inside shoulder facing northwest against the concrete wall. Vehicle 2 came to final rest in between the two center lanes. 

Driver of Toyota was pronounced dead on scene by Fire Rescue

Driver of Chevy was transported to local hospital with life threatening injuries.

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