3 children injured in crash on Palmetto Expressway

Northbound lanes reopened after medical helicopter lands on highway


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Three children were injured in a crash Thursday morning on the Palmetto Expressway.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the children were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The northbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway were shut down at the Dolphin Expressway ramp while a medical helicopter landed on the highway.

Traffic was diverted from the new ramp to the old ramp during the rescue.

The eastbound ramp off the Palmetto Expressway has since reopened.

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