US 27 reopens after garbage truck rollover causes closure

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLA. (WSVN) - A driver had to be hospitalized and a highway was closed off for some time after a garbage truck rolled over on its side.

7Skyforce hovered over U.S. 27 and Griffin Road in Southwest Ranches where, officials said, the vehicle rolled over on its side after it hit a car.

The road was shut down by officials while the scene was being cleaned up, but it has since reopened.

The driver of the truck was airlifted to a hospital with a head injury, and the other driver suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

The Davie Police Department has taken over the investigation into the accident.

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