MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the fiery crash of an RV on the Turnpike, resulting in the deaths of two people on Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities say that just before 4 p.m., FHP got reports of a car crash on the southbound Turnpike at Mile Marker 8, near SW 112th Avenue.READ MORE: South Florida Star MMA Fighter Jorge Masvidal Delivers Father’s Day Gifts To 30 Fans
Initial reports said a motorhome was towing a red jeep. Somehow, the motorhome lost control and traveled off the roadway where it later struck a large concrete barrier wall.
An adult male was ejected from the vehicle and died on the scene, according to authorities.READ MORE: Royal Caribbean’s Freedom Of The Seas Leaves PortMiami For First Simulated Sailing
After RV hit wall, it immediately caught on fire. Authorities said a woman was pulled out of the motor home.
She was transported to a nearby hospital where she later died.
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