6 people hospitalized after debris strikes car

6 people hospitalized after debris struck car. (SLCFD)

Six people were hospitalized after a piece of debris from a large commercial vehicle hit a car on Tuesday.

The incident occurred around 7 p.m. near mile marker 174 on the Florida Turnpike, according to the St. Lucie County Fire District.

The SLCFD discovered that the debris struck the car while traveling northbound.

Six total patients were transported to a local hospital, one from the truck and five from the car.

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