MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A major crash in northwest Miami-Dade County left three children and two adults injured.
Inside one of the vehicles involved in the crash was a mother who was driving her three children. The other vehicle, police said, was stolen.
The violent accident happened near the intersection of Northwest 66th Street and 22nd Avenue just after 2 p.m. Saturday, leaving behind a lot of debris.
The two cars involved, a white BMW and a dark-colored Subaru SUV that had previously been reported stolen, were left smashed and mangled.
According to police, the Subaru was heading eastbound on 66th Street at a high rate of speed when it t-boned the BMW at the intersection for 22nd Avenue.
Inside the BMW was the woman and her three children, ages six, 10 and 11.
Witnesses told police that they saw two people get out of the Subaru and run away following the collision.
Five people involved in the crash were rushed to Ryder Trauma Center but none have been identified.
Family and friends of the victims were seen at the hospital waiting for an update on their loved ones.
According to police, the mother is listed in stable condition. The six-year-old is in critical but stable condition, and the other two children are stable.
The driver of the Subaru is also in stable condition, police said.
Authorities believe there were at least three people inside the Subaru at the time of the crash.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.