The driver of a Buick SUV was trapped and burned to death inside the vehicle Monday morning following a crash on Interstate 95 that also involved a box truck, authorities confirmed.
Officials disclosed that the fatal crash shut down all northbound lanes on I-95 near Northwest 62nd Street in Miami for hours causing a massive backup during the morning rush hour.
The crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. Monday after the SUV ran into the box truck from behind.
According to Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Alex Camacho, both vehicles became fully engulfed in flames after the impact.
The driver of the Buick was the sole occupant in that vehicle, Camacho said.
He said the driver of the box truck was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation.
All lanes reopened around 8:30 a.m.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “A driver was killed in this unfortunate accident that happened on I-95 near Northwest 62nd Street. Drivers, motorcyclists and other road users are advised to maintain the proper speed limits and to stop at red lights. Our condolence goes to the families of the dead. Deaths sustained in a motor vehicle and motorcycle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.”
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