FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police reopened a roadway near Interstate 95 after a fatal multi-car crash in Fort Lauderdale.
Fort Lauderdale Police responded to the scene along Davie Boulevard and I-95, at approximately 4:20 a.m., Friday.
7SkyForce HD was above the crash where three seriously damaged vehicles and a body covered with a tarp could be seen.
Video also showed that one car landed on top of another.
Police said they believe the car on top was at fault as a result of speeding. They said the driver exited I-95 at a high rate of speed causing the crash.
Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue confirmed one victim died at the scene while two others were transported to Broward Health Medical Center as trauma alerts.
One of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries, while the other sustained serious injuries.
One of the victims has been identified as 22-year-old Anthony Torres.
Traffic going east and westbound over the highway was blocked for several hours as the FLPD DUI Task Force and Traffic Homicide units investigated.
Just before 9 a.m., a tow truck arrived on scene to remove the mangled vehicles.
The roadway has since been reopened.
Fort Lauderdale Police Department’s DUI Taskforce and Traffic Homicide are investigating the crash.
Authorities have not yet released the identity of the person responsible for the crash.
Authorities collected blood from the scene belonging to the person they believe is at fault. If their results prove they were under the influence, the crash will be considered a vehicular homicide.
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