Pedestrian killed in multi-vehicle crash at major intersection in Fort Lauderdale
The intersection of Broward Boulevard and Andrews Avenue has been shut down after a fatal crash involving two vehicles and a pedestrian, Fort Lauderdale police confirmed Tuesday morning.
The crash was reported at 10:09 a.m.
According to Fort Lauderdale police spokesperson Casey Liening, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
Cellphone video taken at the scene shows a yellow tarp covering the victim’s body in the grass near the road.
The pedestrian’s identity has not yet been released.
One of the vehicles involved was a marked City of Fort Lauderdale van, which was towed away. The other was a sedan with the AT&T logo on the side of it.
“She was waiting for the light to go across and that happened,” a Goodyear employee who heard the crash nearby said.
Police confirmed one of the drivers was transported to a hospital with minor injuries by Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue.
Westbound traffic on Broward Boulevard is being redirected. Drivers are asked to use Northeast Third Avenue and Fourth Street as alternatives.
Traffic Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
No other details were immediately released.