4 injured after pickup truck slams into landscaping truck in Pembroke Pines

PEMBROKE PINES, Florida. – Pembroke Pines Police are investigating a crash that injured four people on Monday afternoon.

The crash was reported in the Sheridan Street and Dykes Road area.

Authorities say a black Chevrolet Silverado rammed a landscaping truck.

“It was loud, but the biggest scare is because it’s right in my backyard,” Julie Gollings-Sanchez said.

We were told a crew of landscapers was about to begin work on the hedges surrounding the Antigua neighborhood when the driver of the Silverado cut the corner, ran off the road and slammed into the back of the truck. landscapers.

A member of the landscaping crew hit by the Silverado was pinned under another truck with several broken bones,

Another rolled over from the bed of their landscaping vehicle and landed on the ground, and a third was also injured.

The driver of the Silverado, meanwhile, was trapped inside and the truck had to be cut open with the jaws of life before being airlifted to a nearby hospital.

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Of the four people injured, police said two had multiple broken bones and serious but not life-threatening injuries, and two others had minor injuries.

Neighbors were happy to hear no one had been killed, but say they fear it is a matter of time.

“Every week there is always an accident right there. Someone is not paying attention and losing control,” Gollings-Sanchez said.

Local 10 News reporter Ian Margol spoke to the landscaping crew after the crash.

Those uninjured were clearly pretty shaken up, having dived clear and seen some of their friends get hit.

It is unclear how the driver of the van lost control.

Police said the southbound lanes of Dykes Road were temporarily closed after the crash.

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