Chain reaction crash injures 10 in Broward

Accident on Sawgrass Expressway near University Drive (Florida 511)

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Ten were injured, including a group of children and teens, during a chain-reaction crash, on Sunday, on the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County.

The driver of an orange 2017 Hyundai SUV first collided with a guardrail in the northbound lanes near University Drive before crashing into a white 2015 Nissan sports utility vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Rescue personnel responded and took the ten injured to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale and Broward Health Coral Springs.

The youngest victim injured was a seven-year-old girl who was traveling in the Nissan, according to FHP. There were also two teenage girls in the Hyundai.

Detectives were asking anyone with information about the case to call Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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