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3 people injured in car crash in Coconut Creek

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COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Three people were hurt in a car crash early Sunday in Coconut Creek, authorities said.

Capt. Matthew Whiteshield, a spokesman for Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Rescue, said the crash happened around 7 a.m. at Atlantic Boulevard and the entrance to Florida's Turnpike.

Two people were thrown from their vehicle and a third person became trapped in their car. Rescue crews were able to pry the person from the vehicle, Whiteshield said.

Paramedics transported one person with non-life-threatening injuries to Northwest Medical Center in Margate. Two people with more serious injuries were transported to Broward Health North in Pompano Beach. Their conditions were not disclosed.

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