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PENBROKE PINES, FL – Two people were killed in a fatal head on collision on the I-75 in Pembroke Pines, Florida on Thursday morning.

A red or maroon colored Chevy pick up truck traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway slammed head on into a white Cadillac just north of the Sheridan Street exit. CBS-4

The crash happened in the northbound lanes near the Sheridan Street exit around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning and temporarily blocked all northbound lanes at a section of Interstate 75, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Source NBCMiami.com

Officials said the driver of a pickup truck was traveling in the wrong direction when he collided with a white Cadillac sedan head-on.

“After impacting, the pickup truck…burst into flames and struck the guard rail and the median,” FHP Sgt. Richard Glass said.

Both men were killed at the scene. Officials said the pickup truck driver was from Zephyrhills, and the driver of the Cadillac was visiting from another country.

The crash shut down the northbound lanes of I-75 for nearly five hours. Glass said the FHP is still investigating the crash.

Truck Accident Lawyer News is a truck accident and personal injury blog that publishes up to date truck accident and truck legal news from across the United States. Florida, due to its high population and vast highway system, has a high incident of truck accidents. Florida metropolitan cities besides Miami with a high incident of truck accidents and vehicle collision resulting in severe personal injuries and even death include Brandon, Cape Coral, Daytona, Ft lauderdale, Penscola and St Petersburg to name a few.

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