Man dies in Interstate 95 crash Sunday in St. Lucie County

— A man was killed early Sunday evening in a crash on Interstate 95 between Midway and Okeechobee roads in St. Lucie County.

The northbound lanes opened shortly before 8 p.m. after being closed following the 5:08 p.m. accident, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The inside southbound lanes also had been closed but were opened shortly before 7:30 p.m.

FHP Sgt. Michael Lanam said a Chevrolet Trailblazer was southbound on I-95 just north of Midway Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle and crossed the median. The vehicle rolled once, then came to rest in the northbound lanes.

Lanam said two men were ejected from the vehicle; one died and the other was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute.

Two women in the vehicle were not ejected but were taken to Lawnwood.

FHP did not release the names of the victims and the condition of the three taken to Lawnwood was unknown Sunday night.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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