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Fatal crash causes delays on Interstate 95 at Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach

Car rear-ends semi-truck in southbound lanes of I-95
A fatal crash on Interstate 95 at Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach on May 9, 2023 (1).jpg
Posted at 6:14 AM, May 09, 2023

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — One man is dead after Tuesday morning's crash involving a semi-truck on Interstate 95 in Delray Beach.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the wreck happened just before 5:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 at Linton Boulevard.

Aerial video from WPTV Chopper 5 showed a car smashed into the back of a semi-truck.

WATCH: Chopper 5 video of deadly I-95 crash

Fatal crash causes delays on Interstate 95 at Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach

According to a news release from the FHP, a 2014 Dodge Caravan driven by a 50-year-old Boca Raton man rear-ended the semi-truck.

After that collision, a 2020 Toyota Camry crashed into the trailer of the semi.

The driver of the Caravan was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the semi, a 56-year-old man from Lawrenceville, Georgia, and a 62-year-old man driving the Camry were not hurt.

At least three southbound lanes were blocked after the crash.

Drivers heading southbound were encouraged to use Congress Avenue, Military Trail or Florida's Turnpike as alternate routes.