Broward County

Driver is shot and then crashes into a tree

A man was shot several times Monday afternoon as he drove along Pembroke Road, causing him to crash into a tree, Pembroke Pines police said.

According to police, the man was heading west in the 8600 block of Pembroke Road just before 6 p.m. when someone inside another car heading west opened fire.

The man, who had not been identified Monday night, was struck multiple times and ended up crashing into a tree in the 8800 block of Pembroke Road, police said.

He was taken to an area hospital in serious condition.

No further information was available Monday night.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Pembroke Pines Police at 954-431-2200 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff