4 injured in Hallandale Beach crash; I-95 closes at Pembroke Road exit

Toyota 4 Runner overturns in express lanes, catches fire

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Four people were injured Sunday in a multivehicle crash in Hallandale Beach, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

Three vehicles were southbound on Interstate 95 on the inside general purpose lane a little before 1 p.m. Sunday when the second vehicle, a Nissan Altima, slowed for traffic ahead. The first vehicle, a Toyota 4 Runner, hit the left rear end of the Nissan with its front end. 

This caused the Nissan to travel across the southbound lanes. The Toyota spun in the lane and was hit on the left side by a GMC pickup truck. The Toyota overturned in the express lanes and caught fire. 

According to the release, the southbound lanes of 1-95 were closed for the investigation and opened after 5 p.m. 

Four people were taken to Memorial Regional Hospital.

Further investigation revealed that there may have been a fourth vehicle involved that traveled from the express lanes into the general purpose lanes and caused the crash, according to the FHP.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.