Van catches fire on the expressway
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A van that caught fire in the southbound lanes of the Golden Glades Interchange caused traffic delays during the afternoon commute Wednesday.
The blaze broke out just after 3:15 p.m. Wednesday on the Florida Turnpike, just south of the interchange. 7News viewers sent video and a photo of the vehicle engulfed in flames.
The fire forced authorities to shut down all southbound lanes of the Turnpike while crews worked to extinguish the blaze and clear the scene.
The driver was not injured.
The car is a total loss.
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