According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, two persons were hurt when a semi-truck and a pickup vehicle collided and caught fire Tuesday afternoon near Clewiston.
Near John Stretch Park, in the 48000 block of North US Highway 27, there was an accident that happened about 3:45 p.m.
Both automobiles were on fire when emergency personnel arrived on the site, and thick black smoke could be seen in the distance.
Two victims were transported by air to a nearby trauma facility. It is uncertain how they are doing.
The reason of the collision and the ensuing fire are both being looked into.