Charred Car Blocks Traffic at WB SR-112 & NW 17th Ave.

A major accident involving a car that was on fire had traffic at a standstill in Miami-Dade midday Thursday.

The accident occurred at State Road 112 and Northwest 17th Avenue in Miami. Initial reports indicate that there may have been two separate accidents at this same location.

All lanes of traffic before 17th Avenue were shut down, and four lanes of traffic were shut down after 17th Avenue.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area and take 836 instead. The closures are expected to last for several hours.

This is a developing story and will be updated as new information becomes available.

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