5 injured in single-car rollover accident

HOBE SOUND, FL (WFLX) -- The Florida Turnpike was shutdown for several hours on Saturday after a rollover accident caused five people to be hospitalized.

The accident happened between the Jupiter and Stuart exits. Officials shutdown both south and northbound lanes for close to three hours.

The five people, including one child, were critically injured in the accident. Three of the victims were airlifted to the hospital, while the two others were taken by ambulance.

All lanes of traffic were re-opened just after 6 p.m.