Drivers should avoid taking Florida’s Turnpike south out of Broward County as Thursday morning rush hour begins. A fire blazing through a semi-truck shut down the turnpike’s southbound lanes before the Golden Glades interchange around 6:30 a.m.
The lanes remained shut down as of 8:15 a.m. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said rescue workers took take the driver to the nearby trauma center.
Drivers should use Interstate 95, University Drive/Northwest 27th Avenue or State Road 441 as alternate routes.
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