NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – Rescue crews are working to free a truck driver who is trapped in his vehicle following a crash in Northwest Miami-Dade.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews and Florida Highway Patrol troopers responded to the scene on Florida’s Turnpike near Okeechobee Road at around 5:15 a.m., Wednesday.
7SkyForce HD hovered over the multi-vehicle crash where rescue crews could be seen working to get the driver out of the cab of the truck.
According to FHP, the crash involved three other vehicles. The tractor-trailer went into an embankment before overturning.
Aerial views also showed a black sedan and a white van with heavy damage.
All north and southbound lanes have been shut down in the area as crews work to help the victim.
Officials said the driver is responsive.
7News cameras captured a MDFR helicopter that has landed on the southbound lanes.
It remains unclear how many victims are involved in the crash but rescue crews said those who are injured have injuries that are not life-threatening.
Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.
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