Miami-Dade County

8-car pileup on Florida’s Turnpike sends 6 to the hospital

Six people were injured in an eight-car pileup on Florida’s Turnpike and Southwest 288th Street Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.
Six people were injured in an eight-car pileup on Florida’s Turnpike and Southwest 288th Street Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

Six people were injured — one critically — in an accident involving eight vehicles in Southwest Miami-Dade on Sunday, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

Pictures of the crash, which happened on Florida’s Turnpike and Southwest 288th Street, show mangled metal, a downed light pole and stranded motorists.

In all, one person was rushed to a nearby trauma center in critical condition and five other people were taken to area hospitals, Miami-Dade Fire said.

No other details on the crash were immediately available.

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