A woman is in the hospital after a three-wheeled vehicle struck four bicyclists in the westbound lanes of the MacArthur Causeway.
Miami Beach Police and Fire Rescue responded to the scene of the crash near Terminal Isle in Miami Beach just after 5:15 p.m., Monday.
Investigators said the victims were standing on the sidewalk and were not riding their bikes when they were struck by the vehicle.
Cameras captured a Vanderhall Blackjack and a section of a crosswalk post on the roadway, as well as one of the bicycles flat on its side.
Cameras also showed a man at the scene with a bandage on his right knee.
When asked what happened, the man replied, “The vehicle just cut me off.” When asked whether he then crashed, he said, “Yes.”
Paramedics transported the female victim to Ryder Trauma Center with a head injury. 7News cameras showed paramedics wheeling the victim into the hospital.
Detectives have not released the names of the victims as they continue to investigate.
Police reopened the westbound lanes of the causeway just before 9 p.m.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This unfortunate accident happened near Terminal Isle in Miami Beach. Our condolence goes to the families of the injured bicyclists. Injuries sustained in a motorcycle or 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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