Florida Turnpike reopens after 8 car crash

Published On: Oct 13 2012 08:16:33 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 13 2012 04:58:18 PM EDT
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -

At least 8 cars were involved in an early-morning accident on the Florida Turnpike near the intersection with I-75, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Northbound lanes of the Homestead Extension were closed at Okeechobee Road for several hours. All lanes are now back open. Two people were airlifted with non-life threatening injuries.

Two of the vehicles involved in the crash were dump trucks.