2 seriously injured in 79th Street Causeway collision

MIAMI (WSVN) - Two people driving along the 79th Street Causeway bridge were seriously injured, Wednesday morning.

According to Miami Fire Rescue, crews arrived just before 6:30 a.m. to find a man and woman trapped inside a red pickup truck. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life and other tools to free both victims.

The truck sustained severe front-end damage, trapping the couple inside.


Fire rescue transported both victims to Ryder Trauma Center with serious injuries as a result of the collision.

Fire rescue also said a second unrelated scene developed nearby involving a motorcycle, car and box truck. Nobody was reportedly injured.

The westbound lanes of 79th Street across the bridge were shutdown as crews worked on clearing the scene.

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