Accident In Hialeah Leaves One Dead, Three Injured
The state of Florida has one of the highest rates of automobile fatalities of any other state in the United States. Although the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) shows that in 2016, there were a total of 3,176 fatalities in 2,935 fatal accidents in Florida. The number of motor vehicle fatalities decreased by 1.8% in 2017, while early estimates submitted for 2018 show an increase of 3% in 2018.
The CBS Local station in Miami reports that a head-on collision in Hialeah earlier this month left one person dead and three additional people injured.
The fatal crash happened at the intersection of 16th Avenue and West 60th Street a little before 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16th.
Hialeah Fire Rescue Capt. David Rodriguez said in a statement to the media that one person was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, while two other surviving crash victims were airlifted to a trauma center for treatment in critical condition. A third person was transported to an area hospital by ambulance.
Authorities have not released the identity or any further information of the crash victims at this time.