1 in critical condition after tractor-trailer plummets off highway in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A truck driver has been left in critical condition after their tractor-trailer crashed and plummeted off a highway in Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue units were dispatched to the scene near State Road 84 and Interstate 95, Thursday night.

7News cameras captured a tow truck with mangled parts of the tractor-trailer on top.

Fire Rescue officials said they had to extricate the driver from the vehicle.

The truck driver was then transported to Broward Health in critical condition.

Officials continue to investigate as workers begin the cleanup process.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route as the northbound lanes of I-95 have heavy delays.

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