Turnpike lanes closed after fatal crash

Fatal crash shuts down Florida's Turnpike at Okeechobee Road

Published On: Mar 15 2013 06:36:44 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 15 2013 01:11:20 PM EDT
Florida's Turnpike crash
MIAMI -

A fatal crash shut down all the northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike at Okeechobee Road early Friday morning.

One southbound lane was closed as well.

Several vehicles were involved in the crash and there were severe injuries, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

No other information was immediately released.