Officials: 6 injured, 1-year-old missing after rollover crash on Alligator Alley
WEST BROWARD, FLA. (WSVN) – Six people were injured, and a 1-year-old boy was found dead after a pickup truck rolled over along Alligator Alley in West Broward, according to rescue crews and Florida Highway Patrol.
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 75, near Mile Marker 28, at around 4:30 p.m., Thursday.
“The call came in for an overturned vehicle with seven passengers who were injured, as well as a 1-year-old that was possibly ejected from the vehicle,” BSFR Battalion Chief Michael Kane said in a phone interview.
FHP confirmed the 1-year-old’s death just after 8:30 p.m. They said the family was headed eastbound when they blew a tire, causing the vehicle to flip several times before it came to rest on its roof on the side of the interstate.
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