BOCA RATON, Fla. — A 17-year-old boy was killed Tuesday in a crash on Florida's Turnpike near the Palm Beach County-Broward County line, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The wreck closed all southbound lanes of the Turnpike for multiple hours near mile marker 74 in Boca Raton.
A car could be seen resting upside down on its hood in the middle of the lanes.
All lanes have reopened at this time. https://t.co/jrNJworM10— FHP West Palm Beach (@FHPPalmBeach) April 6, 2021
Southbound traffic had to be diverted off at the Glades Road exit following the wreck.
Traffic was backed up for miles as a result of the crash.
All lanes of the Turnpike reopened just before 4 p.m.
The name of the victim has not been released.