Turnpike crash in Miami-Dade leaves 1 injured

One person was injured Thursday night in a crash on the Florida Turnpike in Miami-Dade County (FHP)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – One person suffered a spinal cord injury on Thursday night after a crash on the Florida Turnpike in Miami-Dade County.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers temporarily closed the Turnpike’s southbound lanes at Bird Road. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel responded.

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helicopter lands on the Florida Turnpike to fly a crash victim to the hospital on Thursday night. (FHP)

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