Section of U.S. 1 Reopens in Miami-Dade After Crash Between Car, Gas Tanker

Two people were rushed to the hospital early Tuesday morning after a crash between a car and gas tanker shut down a major Miami-Dade roadway.

Crews arrived at the scene on U.S. 1 southbound at SW 17th Avenue just before 5 a.m., where a car could be seen in the middle of the intersection with its front end smashed in along with the gas tanker stopped before the intersection.

Miami Fire Rescue crews took a man and a woman to Ryder Trauma Center, but have not released any information on their condition.

Traffic southbound was being re-routed at SW 16th Avenue before the intersection was cleared shortly after 8 a.m.

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