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Vehicle explodes after hitting tree in Port St. Lucie

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Posted at 8:40 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 20:40:05-04

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — One person is injured after a vehicle hit a tree and exploded in Port St. Lucie Tuesday afternoon, according to St. Lucie County Fire Rescue.

The crash occurred at 4:30 p.m. on Interstate 95 at MM 115.

Officials said the patient, an adult male, was transported to a local trauma center.

Port St. Lucie Police Department also responded to the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.