A fatal crash shut down a section of Interstate 95 near Ives Dairy Road for several hours Wednesday, causing major gridlock during the morning rush hour.
A driver in a silver Mercedes-Benz heading north on I-95 lost control of his car and drove off the road, crashing into a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The impact killed him. His passenger was taken to Aventura Hospital.
All of the I-95 northbound lanes in the area except for the express lanes, were shut down for the investigation, causing delays near the heavily traveled Golden Glades Interchange for people who were trying to head into Broward County.
The lanes reopened just before 9 a.m.