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Car tire blows out, causes crash that blocked southbound lanes of I-95

2 taken to hospital after crash near Cypress Creek Road

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A crash blocked several lanes early Tuesday morning on southbound Interstate 95 at Cypress Creek Road.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a car's tire blew out, causing the car to swerve into the path of a box truck.

The box truck struck the car, injuring two people. Both victims were taken to an area hospital.

Traffic was backed up all the way to Atlantic Boulevard. Drivers were advised to use U.S. Highway 1 or U.S Highway 441 as alternate routes.