NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -

Three people were taken to the hospital after a crash on Okeechobee Road in Northwest Miami-Dade.

The accident happened during rush hour Friday afternoon near Northwest 154 Street, just west of Florida's Turnpike.

Okeechobee Road has been closed in both directions.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a silver car and pickup truck collided. One of the three injured was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

The accident is under investigation.