Motorcyclist killed in crash in southwest Miami-Dade

Nearby roads shut down during investigation

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Monday in southwest Miami-Dade, authorities said.

The crash was reported at 11:21 a.m. in the area of Southwest 137th Avenue and 115th Street.

Miami-Dade police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said in an email that a red Lincoln MKS was traveling north on 137th Avenue when the SUV made a left turn on 115th Street and collided with a Yamaha motorcycle that was traveling south on 137th Avenue.  

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Zabaleta said the driver of the SUV was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. 

Authorities said north and southbound lanes from Southwest 112th Street to 120th Street remain closed.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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