Broward County, Florida – One woman is dead and a 9-year-old boy is in critical condition with life threatening injuries following a violent car accident on Alligator Alley Friday morning.
Two others were trapped inside of a Chevrolet Suburban that flipped over onto the shoulder on Interstate 75 near mile marker 31 according to Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue.
The identities of the victims were not released.
The boy was ejected from the truck on impact, while the other three occupants were trapped in the SUV. According to Sgt. Mark Wysocky, a spokesman for Florida Highway Patrol, the woman was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
It appeared none in the SUV wore seat belts.
The survivors were all airlifted to area hospitals. The boy is in ”very critical condition,” Wysocky said.
Alligator Alley is know to be one of the most dangerous roads in Florida. It has more than its share of motor vehicle accidents. For more on dangerous roads and locations, read my earlier post Florida Truck Accidents Among Most Frequent In The US.
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