Miami-Dade, FL – One Killed in Car & Semi Crash on NW 79th St & 22nd Ave
Miami-Dade, FL (April 19, 2021) – A fatal collision between a semi and a sedan took place on a Miami-Dade roadway on Thursday, April 15. According to information from reports, the incident occurred in the early morning and halted traffic for hours.
Police and paramedics responded to the call concerning the crash located at the major intersection of Northwest 79th Street and 22nd Avenue. The female driver of the sedan, who has not been identified, was killed on impact. The semi-truck driver sustained no injuries.
Sources state that the tractor-trailer was headed east on 79th Street while the car was traveling west. The two vehicles collided under unclear circumstances at the intersection. Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident.
Traffic was at a standstill for hours due to the presence of emergency crews at the site of the collision. Motorists were urged to find alternate routes of travel while the scene was active. Lanes were still blocked off after 10:00 a.m. Thursday.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Traffic Accidents in Miami
Sadly, thousands of individuals lose their lives on Florida roadways every year. According to recent statistical studies, Florida sees approximately 3,000 fatalities per year resulting from traffic accidents. Most of these traffic accidents are the result of driver negligence. Some examples of driver negligence include distraction, intoxication, and failing to drive at the proper speed. Serious and life-threatening injuries can result from these types of negligent driver behaviors, and in worst-case scenarios, people lose their lives due to these collisions.
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