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3 injured when cars collide near Fort Lauderdale

Collision sends woman, 2 men to hospital

This Nissan Altima and Oldsmobile Cutlass collided Monday night at Northwest 31st Avenue and Northwest Sixth Street near Fort Lauderdale.
This Nissan Altima and Oldsmobile Cutlass collided Monday night at Northwest 31st Avenue and Northwest Sixth Street near Fort Lauderdale. (Capt. Robert Melendez/BSO Fire Rescue)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Three people were injured when two cars collided Monday night near Fort Lauderdale.

Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Michael Kane said a Nissan Altima and Oldsmobile Cutlass collided just before 9:30 p.m. at Northwest 31st Avenue and Northwest Sixth Street.

Kane said the impact was so severe that one of the wheels of the Cutlass was torn off before the car struck a fence.

A woman and two men were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.