The express lanes of Interstate 95 north, shut down by a massive accident since around 8:15 a.m. Monday, reopened around 12:45 p.m.
(The tweet appeared seven minutes after the accident was reported on the Florida 511 website.)
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Traffic in the regular lanes before Northwest 125th Street resembled an afternoon rush hour parking lot.
While I-95 southbound shuffled along as usual morning clog, the northbound side turned deserted roadway after 8 a.m.. A major accident at Northwest 125th Street shut down all lanes and sent traffic onto the side streets. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said five people were transported to the Ryder Trauma Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Herald news partner CBS4 reports one death, according to Florida Highway Patrol.