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Driver trapped in Kia Soul after collision with dump truck

Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Rescue says car struck by dump truck at intersection

A dump truck struck a Kia Soul at Rock Island Road and Royal Palm Boulevard in Margate.
A dump truck struck a Kia Soul at Rock Island Road and Royal Palm Boulevard in Margate. (Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Rescue)

MARGATE, Fla. – A driver was trapped in a car after it was struck by a dump truck Monday afternoon in Margate.

The collision was reported about 12:30 p.m. at Rock Island Road and Royal Palm Boulevard.

Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Rescue said a Kia Soul was struck by a dump truck at the intersection.

Firefighters had to extricate the driver of the Kia, who was trapped in the car after the crash. The driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Eastbound traffic on Royal Palm Boulevard was closed at Rock Island Road during the crash investigation.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.