MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Two people had to be airlifted to the hospital after an accident involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler on the northbound lanes of the turnpike between Okeechobee Road and I-75.READ MORE: Tracking The Tropics: Sam Remains Major Category 4 Hurricane Heading North As We Watch Two More Systems In Atlantic
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene Tuesday at around 11 a.m., where two people had to be airlifted to an area hospital.
Their condition is currently unknown.READ MORE: ⚠️ Warning: Major Traffic Shift Coming For I-395 Ramp To I-95
At 12:10 p.m., officials had reopened all southbound lanes and at least one northbound lane.
Images from Chopper4 showed heavy damage to the front of the silver SUV. The vehicle was positioned to the back of the truck.MORE NEWS: 'Please Return Stewie': Miami Springs Family Pleads For Return Of Missing Blind, Deaf Elderly Dog
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.