DAVIE, FLA. (WSVN) - A deadly crash on the Florida Turnpike has led to serious traffic delays in Davie after the highway was shut down while police investigated the scene. According to officials, one person fled the scene after three cars collided with one another.

On Wednesday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol announced a fatality in the collision that occurred near the exit onto Interstate 595.

Live video footage showed at least three vehicles involved in the crash that included a box truck turned on its side. Another vehicle appeared to be demolished with its roof completely torn off by the impact.

A police report stated that the driver of an Infiniti SUV, believed to have caused the crash, left the scene before first responders arrived.

The driver of a Toyota SUV succumbed to his injuries as a result of the crash. A passenger inside the box truck was transported to Broward Health Medical Center via Davie Fire Rescue with serious injuries.

As a result of the incident, the entrance ramp onto the northbound lanes of the Turnpike were closed until crews cleared the scene.

The roads have since reopened.

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