Person Injured in Gravel Spill on I-95 in Miami-Dade: FHP

The incident happened about 5:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 near Miami Gardens Drive, officials say

Friday, Dec 28, 2012  |  Updated 9:34 PM EDT
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Interstate 95 traffic was snarled for South Florida commuters early Friday, when a truck lost its load of gravel on the highway in Miami-Dade County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Interstate 95 traffic was snarled for South Florida commuters early Friday, when a truck lost its load of gravel on the highway in Miami-Dade County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Interstate 95 traffic was snarled for South Florida commuters early Friday, when a truck lost its load of gravel on the highway in Miami-Dade County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Because of the incident, three drivers lost control of their vehicles, the Highway Patrol said. A person in a car that crashed was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital,according to Highway Patrol spokesman Joe Sanchez. The person was listed in serious but stable condition, Sanchez said.

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The incident happened about 5:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 near Miami Gardens Drive, Sanchez said. All northbound lanes were shut down following the incident, but they have since been reopened.

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Aerial images showed state Department of Transportation workers cleaning up the mess before lanes were reopened.

No additional information was available.

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