Florida Highway Reopens After Six Traffic Accidents

On Tuesday, six separate traffic accidents forced a temporary closure of Interstate 595. The Miami Herald reports that a total of 18 vehicles were involved in the accidents, but only two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, the first auto accident occurred around 7am in the westbound lane near Davie Road. A car lost control and hit two other vehicles, causing a chain reaction of five cars.

Four separate crashes occurred in the eastbound lanes around Flamingo Road. All of those crashes were rear-end collisions.

Lanes reopened after 6 separate accidents on I-595, Miami Herald, August 18, 2009
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