FORT LAUDERDALE - A Broward sheriff's deputy was taken to the hospital after two prisoner transport vehicles were involved in a crash with a van.
It happened around 5:30 a.m. near the intersection of W Atlantic Boulevard and N Andrews Avenue in Pompano Beach.
The deputy, who was taken to the hospital, had non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported, however, as a precaution, seven prisoners were also taken to a nearby hospital for medical clearance.
The sheriff's office said one of the transport vehicles was a van carrying seven prisoners, the other was a bus with 45 prisoners.
What led to the crash is under investigation.
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