8-Year-Old Child Dies After Interstate 95 Crash: Authorities

Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014  |  Updated 11:51 PM EDT
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An 8-year-old died and three other people were injured following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday night, authorities said.

The crash happened when one vehicle rear-ended another on I-95 North just north of Cypress Creek Road, Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky said.

The FHP said it was sent to the scene at 7:39 p.m. and arrived three minutes later.

The 8-year-old died at a hospital, Wysocky said.

Another child and two adults were also injured and were taken to area hospitals, he said.

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