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At least 2 injured in rollover crash near Turnpike in southwest Miami-Dade

Delays reported for those getting off Turnpike at 216th Street

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – At least two people were injured Friday afternoon in a crash near Florida's Turnpike in southwest Miami-Dade, authorities said.

The crash was reported on Southwest 216th Street, west of the Turnpike near the entrance ramp to go north.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said a 70-year-old man was pinned during the crash involving two vehicles, and his arm was partially amputated so crews could extract him.

He said the man and another patient were airlifted to Jackson South Community Hospital.

Delays are being reported for those getting off the Turnpike at 216th Street. 

No other details were immediately released.

 


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