Car Crash Ends in Deadly Fire On 163rd Street
One person has been killed in a fiery crash that happened in North Miami Beach on Wednesday night.
In a story that appeared on the Miami CBS Local Website, authorities say that the fatal accident took place at NE 163rd Street and 19th Avenue.
Major Richard Rand with the Miami Police Department said in a statement that the accident occurred at approximately 9:00 p.m. when a 23-year-old woman driving her vehicle westbound on 163rd. The car crashed and the vehicle burst into flames.
Emergency crews from Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue responded to extinguish the fire. Eyewitnesses to the accident say that a Good Samaritan helped save another woman who was in the vehicle from the fire. She was transported to North End Trauma Center in critical condition.
The 23-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. No identities have been released pending the notification of next of kin.
Any time you or a loved one gets behind the wheel, the potential for a crash that can cause serious injuries or even the tragedy of death, is always present. No one expects to find themselves involved in an accident, and even when you take every precaution such as wearing a seatbelt and obeying the traffic laws, a tragic accident can happen.
If ever you are involved in an accident where serious injury or even fatalities have been involved, it’s a good idea to have legal representation working for you. If you live in the Miami-Dade area and have been involved in a serious car accident, call our offices today and make an appointment to speak with one of our attorneys.