1 dead following crash on Turnpike; second victim airlifted in severe condition

MIAMI (WSVN) - One person has died following a crash on the Florida Turnpike.

Monday afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived at Northwest 74th Street in Medley.

7Skyforce hovered over the scene where two vehicles were seen in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike. Crews could also be seen placing a tarp on one of the occupants of a vehicle who died in the crash.

A black Toyota sedan was traveling on the Florida Turnpike when it went into a construction zone and crashed into a fuel truck.

Air Rescue responded to the scene of the crash to transport one of the victims who was severely injured.

Drivers who frequently take the Turnpike near Northwest 74th Street are urged to avoid the area, as one lane remains closed for the investigation.