2 dead, 3 injured in early morning crash on Interstate 95

Several people struck while tending to disable vehicle

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. – Two men have been killed and three others were seriously injured after an early morning crash on Interstate 95, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Several people were tending to a disabled car when the crash -- which involved at least five vehicles -- happened around 2 a.m. on I-95 near Northwest 119th Street, troopers said.

The crash affected the northbound lanes of I-95 for several hours. As of 9 a.m., troopers had reopened the northbound lanes. 

Two men were taken to area hospitals, where they were pronounced dead. Three other victims were also transported. Their conditions were unknown. 

The Miami-Dade Fire Department also responded to the scene and assisted crews in cleaning up a possible fuel spill.