Motorcyclist dies after crashing on Turnpike near Campbell Drive

HOMESTEAD, FLA. (WSVN) - A motorcyclist died after crashing on the Turnpike near the Campbell Drive exit, Tuesday afternoon.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue shut down the southbound lanes after responding to the crash around 3:30 p.m., and officials redirected traffic to the northbound lanes.

It appears that a group of motorcycles were heading southbound on the Turnpike when two drove into the grassy area between the lanes. Air Rescue had to land in the middle of the roadway in order to transport a 66-year-old male who was going into cardiac arrest.

The man was taken to Jackson South Community Hospital, where he died.

The lanes were later reopened.

 

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