A Five-Year-Old Killed After Truck Driver Ran Red Light On Tamiami Trail

Report says a pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old boy was traveling west on Tamiami Trail near the intersection of Southwest 49th Avenue when the accident happened.

According to FHP, the truck driver failed to stop at the stop sign and consequently T-boned a car at the intersection. This accident led to the death of a 5-year-old boy from Coral Gables.

The young boy was reportedly killed after the pickup truck failed to stop at a stop sign on Tamiami Trail. The details of the car and the information about the occupants of the car, including the identity of the toddler, has not been made public by the authorities.

It was reported that alcohol was not the cause of the crash.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash remains under investigation and charges are pending.


Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This was a serious accident that led to the death of a five-old year. We wish the family involved the fortitude to bear the loss. We hope that the family reaches out to an experienced accident attorney to help them through this difficult time.”

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