MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) – One person was rushed to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on the Turnpike.READ MORE: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Job Fair On Wednesday
The crash happened in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike heading into the Golden Glades interchange.
When Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived, they said the semi-truck was fully engulfed in flames.READ MORE: DEA Issues Public Safety Alert On Sharp Increase in Fake Prescription Pills Laced With Fentanyl and Meth
After the main fire was knocked down, crews had to cut a hole in the cargo area of the truck to reach the remainder of the fire.
Drivers were urged to avoid the southbound Turnpike heading into the interchange and take I-95 as an alternate.MORE NEWS: Florida's Minimum Wage Workers Get Pay Boost This Week
The injured person was taken to Aventura Hospital, no word on their injuries.