News: Woman killed, child injured in car accident on Interstate 595

DAVIE, FL – State troopers and rescue crews responded to a fatal car accident in Davie on Wednesday morning, NBC Miami reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a silver Nissan sedan was involved in the crash that occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 near U.S. 441 at about 6 a.m. The car was found disabled in an inside lane.

The driver, a woman, was declared dead at the scene by first responders. Her identity was not immediately released.

A 4-year-old boy who was a passenger in the car was hospitalized with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.  No other injuries were reported.

The westbound lanes of I-595 were shut down near the scene and drivers were advised to seek alternate routes.

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