CORAL SPRINGS, FL –  No one was hurt when a small plane made an emergency landing on The Sawgrass Expressway on Friday night in Coral Springs.

The plane landed on the eastbound lanes around 10:30 p.m., just east of University Drive, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The pilot -- the plane’s only occupant -- was safe, police said.

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While authorities assisted the pilot and investigated the landing, the highway’s right and center lanes were blocked.

Police also closed ramps at Sample Road., University Drive, and Coral Ridge Drive.

By around midnight, all the lanes had reopened.


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