NEAR FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) – Three people died after a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 595 near Fort Lauderdale.

The crash involved at least five cars along the westbound lanes of I-595, near U.S. 1, just before 10 p.m., Wednesday.

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene.

A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy was caught in the crash. The deputy was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

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