Three semi tractor trailer trucks were involved in an accident at the 63 mile marker of the highway at 2:37 a.m. today. The roadway has been totally blocked to all traffic at that location since that time. There were several people injured in the accident. One person was airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami after having been trapped inside one of the trucks.
Emergency services on the scene are dealing with a fuel spill as well as having to remove the three large trucks from the roadway safely. It is unknown when the road will open.
The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting the accident investigation. Please contact that agency for details.
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