MIAMI (CBSMiami) – All lanes of the Turnpike in Northwest Miami-Dade are back open following a nasty crash involving a tractor-trailer and three other vehicles.
It happened in the southbound lanes near NW 106th Street early Wednesday morning.READ MORE: Hemingway Look-Alikes Spoof Famed ‘Running Of The Bulls’ In Key West
The impact of the crash sent the tractor-trailer off the roadway and onto the embankment where it overturned. The three vehicles hit also rolled over.READ MORE: Passport Backlog Frustrates Travelers
The driver of the big rig, who was trapped in the cab, was freed by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and airlifted to the Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition.
Several other people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Wildlife Commissioners Eye Record Manatee Deaths
The crash scene backed up traffic for miles.