DAVIE (CBSMiami) – A motorcyclist was thrown onto the middle of a highway after a crash Wednesday morning.

The motorcyclist was driving from the southbound turnpike ramp onto westbound Interstate 595 when they fatally crashed and fell off the shoulder, authorities said.

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The westbound lanes were shut down as police continue to investigate and are expected to be closed for the next few hours.

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It is not known what caused the motorcyclist to crash. No other commuters reported injuries.

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