The death toll from a three-vehicle crash on i-95 today has reached one. According to reports, the person killed in the crash was the driver of the burning vehicle. The crash shut down i-95 in several areas, including East Lyme and Pompano Beach. The accident remains under investigation, but authorities have released preliminary information about the victims. A press conference is expected tomorrow.
A three-vehicle crash on a busy highway early Monday morning in the Franconia-Springingfield area of Virginia has killed a person. Police said the driver of one of the vehicles, a Jeep, was killed in the crash. A passenger of the other two vehicles was injured, but was not seriously hurt.
Authorities say the accident involved a crossover SUV driven by a 46-year-old woman from Joliet. She was driving the vehicle at a high rate of speed in the inside lane of the roadway while westbound on Glenwood Avenue. Authorities say she was driving the vehicle when it lost control and rolled off the road.
The driver and a passenger of the other vehicle were transported to the hospital. Another driver, Jeffery Clayton Collier, was not injured in the crash. WTOP Traffic says there are lane closures for several hours. The crash also caused several delays on the interstate. And the crash happened on the busy I-95 in the Franconia-Springfield area, which makes for a dangerous situation.
A two-vehicle accident on Interstate-95 in the Franconia-Standfield area on Tuesday. The driver of the truck has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Authorities have ordered a traffic detour in the area. The crash affected a section of the road between East Road and Cringlethwaite.
An investigation has begun to determine the cause of a three-vehicle crash that occurred in August in the Springfield-Francinia area. A truck that was speeding away from deputies was involved in the accident. Both drivers were intoxicated, and both died. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
the driver of the burning vehicle is the fatality
A three-vehicle crash occurred on I-95 southbound near the 169 mile marker in Springfield early Monday morning. State police were called to the scene. They determined the driver of the burning vehicle was killed in the accident, and one other person was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. There was no immediate word on the condition of the other two cars.
Firefighters and police initially received reports of smoke on the I-95 freeway around 9:30 the night before. The trooper who was on the scene was able to confirm visibility was obstructed by dense fog. The Florida Highway Patrol was able to assess the situation and reassure drivers that visibility was likely limited. Winds were blowing the smoke away from the interstate. It took about four hours for the crash to be fully reported. After that, several other crashes occurred involving more than a dozen vehicles. One child was airlifted to the hospital and is in stable condition. Several others have been taken to area hospitals.
the crash shut down i-95 in the Pompano Beach area
Northbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed for hours after a single-car crash closed the roadway today. The crash, which happened shortly after 1 p.m., involved a car that struck a traffic pole and subsequently caught fire. Fire rescue crews confirmed two people inside the vehicle were dead. Traffic was diverted onto Cypress Creek Road while the scene was cleared. The victims’ identities were not immediately available.
The accident occurred in the 1400 block of West Atlantic Boulevard near the intersection of Powerline Road and West Sample Road. Police have shut down all lanes of traffic and instructed motorists to seek alternate routes. The accident occurred while the two cars were traveling at high speeds. The driver of the Lexus, Lesly Maza, reportedly overturned the vehicle and poured fuel onto the roadway.
Fire departments and Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash near Boynton Beach Boulevard, and a crash involving a BMW and a water truck took place. The BMW driver, who was traveling north, was pronounced dead at the scene. Traffic was significantly backed up during the 5-hour closure. Drivers from outside Palm Beach County were advised to avoid I-95 altogether. Several hours later, express lanes were reopened and traffic was normal again.
the crash shut down i-95 in the East Lyme area
A box truck fire is closing part of Interstate 95 northbound in East Lyme. Traffic is being diverted off exit 72. State police are still investigating the cause of the fire. No injuries were reported. Traffic is congested between exits 70 and 73. The channel 3 traffic map has real-time updates. While the scene of the crash is unclear, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
A crash on Interstate 95 has closed the highway in East Lyme for several hours. State police say the crash involved a shed truck and a tractor trailer carrying milk and cheese. A delineator post was struck, and the highway was closed for hours. While there are no reports of injuries, the scene is still a mess, and officials are trying to clean up the road. No other motorists were injured, so drivers should expect a longer than normal backup on I-95.
The accident occurred at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday in East Lyme. Three vehicles were involved in the crash. It shut down i-95 south between exits 70 and 71. The road reopened soon after. Although the number of injured was not known, it appears to be minor. A state police investigation will continue. Until then, be safe and drive safely!
The tanker truck accident happened on Interstate 95 near Exit 75 in East Lyme, just southwest of where Interstate 395 and Interstate 95 meet. The driver of the tanker truck lost control and crossed into the southbound lanes before striking the five vehicles. The tanker truck driver stopped before the accident. Because the tanker truck was backed up, traffic was diverted onto local roads. State transportation officials warned that there could be delays of several hours. Late Friday, one northbound lane reopened.