MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man was killed in a deadly wrong-way crash on I-95 early Tuesday morning.
The Florida Highway Patrol said just after 5 a.m. the driver of a silver Chevrolet SUV was heading south in the northbound I-95 express lanes near the Golden Glades interchange when he slammed into a Subaru.READ MORE: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
The impact caused the Subaru to plummet off the flyover into the grassy area below, a fall of about 300 feet, where it caught fire.
The man driving the Subaru died on the scene. His passenger, who a friend identified as Ed Gonzalez, was taken to Aventura Hospital in critical condition.READ MORE: Weekend Forecast: Summer Storms Soak South Florida
The driver of the Chevy was also taken to Aventura Hospital in critical condition.
The northbound express lanes were shut down for hours for the investigation and removal of the vehicles. They have since re-opened. The express flyover ramp remains closed.MORE NEWS: Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Asks President Joe Biden To Delay Reductions To COVID-19 Treatments
A GoFundMe has been created to help Gonzalez with his medical expenses.