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Tractor-trailer overturns, spills lumber load

Driver taken to hospital

A tractor-trailer carrying a load of lumber overturned after a crash on Interstate 95 near Ives Dairy Road.
A tractor-trailer carrying a load of lumber overturned after a crash on Interstate 95 near Ives Dairy Road.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A tractor-trailer carrying lumber overturned Monday morning on Interstate 95.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes near Ives Dairy Road. The tractor-trailer rolled over with lumber spilling just off the highway.

At least one car was seen damaged on I-95.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to a nearby hospital, but the extent of his injuries was not immediately released.

Drivers traveling north in the area were encouraged to take U.S. Highway 441, U.S. Highway 1 or Florida's Turnpike as alternate routes.