NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Firefighters have extinguished a car fire on the Palmetto Expressway in Northwest Miami-Dade.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene along the southbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway near State Road 836 at approximately 7:20 a.m., Wednesday.

According to FHP, the driver of a beige Lexus SUV lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a guardrail, causing the vehicle to catch fire.

7SkyForce hovered over the scene where bright flames and heavy smoke could be seen billowing from the vehicle.

The driver was not injured.

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