BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — The Boynton Beach Police Department said a Wednesday morning crash at Hypoluxo and Lawrence roads has injured three people, causing lane closures.
The two-vehicle wreck involving a silver car and a black sport-utility vehicle happened around 4:45 a.m.
Boynton Beach Capt. Rich McNevin said the black SUV was heading westbound on Hypoluxo Road while the silver car was heading eastbound on Hypoluxo Road
The car attempted to make a left turn onto Lawrence Road, but was hit by the SUV.
The silver car was "pretty much destroyed," said McNevin.
A passenger in the silver car had to be extracted and was taken to Delray Medical Center by medical helicopter with serious injuries.
Both drivers were taken to JFK Medical Center with minor injuries.
The crash is near Santaluces High School and Royal Palm School. Drivers going to Santaluces High School can use Lantana Road to Lawrence Road as an alternate route.
Parents and students going to Freedom Shores Elementary should approach from the east -- drive to Congress Avenue and then west on Hypoluxo Road.
Eastbound Hypoluxo Road is now open after an earlier closure. Westbound lanes remain closed. Drivers cannot make a left onto Lawrence Road from Hypoluxo Road. Anyone coming northbound on Lawrence will have to turn right at Hypoluxo Road.
The crash is being investigated.
Latest from @BBPD - Black car was westbound, silver was eastbound and made a left when crash happened. Passenger of silver car extracted with jaws of life and airlifted to Delray Medical Center. Driver of silver car, driver of black car taken to JFK with minor injuries @WPTV pic.twitter.com/57K3XlPyI0— Amy Lipman (@AmyLipman) February 27, 2019
🚨🚨🚨 #TrafficAlert 🚨 🚨🚨 All lanes of travel shut down at Hypoluxo & Lawrence roads due to serious injury crash involving 2 cars. One person taken to hospital via trauma hawk. Drivers should seek an alt route for morning commute.— Boynton Beach Police (@BBPD) February 27, 2019
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