Overturned dump truck spills sand on to Turnpike in Deerfield Beach

Traffic affected in northbound, southbound lanes


DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – A dump truck overturned on Florida's Turnpike Thursday afternoon in Deerfield Beach, spilling sand in the northbound lanes.

Sky 10 was above the scene at 4:30 p.m. as only one northbound lane was getting by and traffic was backed up for miles.

Only two southbound lanes of traffic were opened.

It's unclear whether anyone was injured in the crash.

Details leading up to the crash were not immediately released.

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