SUV rolls off Florida's Turnpike

3 transported to Broward General Medical Center

Published On: Jan 30 2013 04:09:47 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 16 2013 07:58:10 PM EST
DAVIE, Fla. -

Three people were injured when a sport utility vehicle rolled down the embankment off Florida's Turnpike near Interstate 595.

The two-car crash happened in the northbound lanes of the Turnpike approaching eastbound I-595 about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.

The Florida Highway Patrol says one car sideswiped the other, sending it over the guardrail.

Three people were transported to Broward General Medical Center, according to Davie Fire Rescue. The extent of their injuries wasn't immediately released.

Traffic was backed up in the area.