2 Injured in Utility Truck Rollover Crash on Turnpike in Florida City

Two people were injured when a utility truck was involved in a rollover crash on the Florida's Turnpike in Florida City Tuesday.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike near the off-ramp to U.S. 1.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said two people were airlifted to a local hospital as a result of the crash.

A pole was knocked down by the truck, officials said.

It's unknown what caused the crash. The crash was causing backups in the area.

Utility trucks have been streaming into South Florida and the Florida Keys as companies work to restore power following Hurricane Irma.

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