Four Killed, Three Injured In New Year Crash in SW Miami-Dade

Four people were killed and three teenagers were rushed to the hospital following a car crash on West Flagler Street in Miami-Dade on New Year’s Day morning.

According to officials, the accident happened early Friday near the intersection of Flagler and West 79th Avenue.

Miami PD said a black Chevrolet Tahoe was heading west on Flagler when it collided with a blue Hyundai when the blue car attempted to make a left turn from W 79th Avenue onto Flagler on a red flashing light.

All four people in the blue Hyundai, a woman and three men died on the scene.

FHP said the three occupants of the black Tahoe, all 16-year-old males, were taken to local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash and whether alcohol, drugs, or excessive speed were factors. In a release, they said the names of the victims will not be released.

Comment from Anidjar and Levine:

Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This unfortunate accident happened on West Flagler Street in Miami-Dade. Our condolence goes to the families of the dead and injured. Injuries and deaths sustained in a motor vehicle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.

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