Car Split In Half Kills One Teen, Critically Injures Another

A crash which happened on Tuesday morning in Southwest Miami Dade has taken the life of one high school senior. A second senior classman from Homestead Senior High School was also critically injured in the accident and had to be airlifted to Kendall Regional Medical Center.

According to a story that appeared on the CBS Miami affiliate website, the vehicle that the teens were in a vehicle that was split in half and both students were ejected from their car they had been riding in.

According to investigators with the Miami-Dade Police Department, the head-on collision happened at approximately 5:58 a.m. on Southwest 12th Avenue, located south of Southwest 256 Street near the Florida Turnpike when a southbound Scion lost control and hit a northbound Honda Odyssey. The Scion then went on to strike an Oldsmobile SUV. The crash sent all of the vehicles into a field near the roadway.

Authorities have not released the names of the victim and anyone involved in the crash. The accident is still currently under investigation. Investigators have not said whether or not peed may have played a role in the fatal crash.