Miami, FL (October 3, 2018) - A collision between an SUV and a semi-truck left two people injured on Tuesday afternoon, October 2nd. The crash took place on the Florida Turnpike near I-75.
According to officials, a gray SUV collided with the back of a semi truck as both cars were traveling in the same direction on the Turnpike. Along with police, EMS personnel and a medical helicopter responded. Two people were flown from the scene to Jackson Memorial Hospital. They are currently listed in critical condition. There is no indication of how many people total were affected by the or how the crash occurred.
The southbound lanes of the Turnpike were closed at the accident site for a period of time while police investigated and cleared away the wreckage.
The injured victims were not identified by authorities.
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