MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A driver had to be airlifted to a local hospital after his car ended up under a fuel tanker on I-75 Friday afternoon.READ MORE: Celtics run past Heat 93-80, move 1 win from NBA Finals
Firefighters had to remove the roof of the car using the ‘Jaws of Life’ to get to the driver, who was transported to Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale with life-threatening injuries.
It is unclear if anyone else was injured in the crash
CBS Chopper4 was over the scene of the crash, which had blocked all southbound lanes of I-75 near Royal Palm Blvd, shortly after 2 p.m.READ MORE: South Florida family knows firsthand effects of nationwide baby formula shortage
Images showed several fire rescue units, the fuel tanker truck, and a badly-damaged silver compact car.
No fuel leaked from the tanker truck, which may require the fuel to be off-loaded, authorities said.
Friday afternoon, authorities announced all lanes had reopened.
The accident caused traffic delays in both directions.MORE NEWS: South Florida woman's bout with COVID included hair loss: 'This isn’t normal shedding'
The Florida Highway Patrol will be investigating the cause of the crash.