1 airlifted to hospital after fiery crash on Palmetto Expressway

Sky 10 over charred vehicles on Palmetto Expressway. (WPLG)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – One person was airlifted to a hospital Tuesday morning following a fiery crash involving multiple vehicles on the Palmetto Expressway near Interstate 75, authorities confirmed.

Sky 10 was over the southbound lanes of the highway shortly after 10:30 a.m. as three vehicles appeared to be charred.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials confirmed that they were airlifting one victim to a hospital. The extent of the victim’s injuries was not immediately released.

Sky 10 over the scene of one person being airlifted to a hospital following a multi-vehicle crash on the Palmetto Expressway. (WPLG)

As of noon, some southbound lanes began reopening, but the express lanes and the left general purpose lane remained closed.

No other details were immediately released.

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