Three people were killed as a morning crash early Sunday had lanes completely closed in one direction of a major roadway in Miami-Dade.
Crews rushed to the scene of the crash along the northbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway near Northwest 58th Street, closing the roadway to traffic as they attempted to help rescue those involved.
Florida Highway Patrol officials say the accident took place around 3:30 a.m. when a Volkswagen lost control and collided with several trees.
Five people inside with two women and one man dying at the scene. Footage shows an emergency helicopter airlifting one person to the hospital while another person was taken by ambulance with both being taken to Ryder Trauma Center.
Investigators did not release any additional details.